Category Archives for "Parenting"
My first child is turning 18 this year. That means I’m about to become the parent of an adult. Issues like having my adult child live in our home will soon be a reality to me. The concept of adult kids living at home and paying rent is controversial. Some people are adamantly opposed to […]Continue reading
When you were growing up, you might not have heard about babysitter training. But today, there are classes and certifications to train teens on how to be a safe and effective babysitter. Teens learn that there is more to babysitting than just being in the same room with a baby or child: they learn basic […]Continue reading
Unfortunately, the average school day and the average work day are not the same length. For parents who have to work outside the home a full day, it can be challenging to find a good after school program to fill in those hours between the time school lets out and the time you get off […]Continue reading
Technology has moved into the classroom in various capacities over the years. And as it has, pros and cons have been evaluated. Here are some of the pros and cons of educational software for math and literacy (reading). 1. Math There are all sorts of educational software options for math, from games to interactive programs. […]Continue reading
Learning manners can be a lifelong venture. But the basics can be taught in preschool. While parents can expect mistakes, learning manners at the preschool level is not out of the question. Here are some ideas on how you can teach your preschooler manners. Read Stories about Manners There are lots of good books about […]Continue reading