Are you enjoying your family? Having a conversation with a parent today reminded me that what I best remember as a parent of young children were the special times when I was relaxed and completely there with them. I wouldn't be thinking about work, or a problem, or about something in the future or past;… Continue reading The modern-day cult of busyness: What happened to relaxed time with family?
Reading, writing, and doing Mathematics: How not to help your child. Think back to when you were a child and being told that you would like something you had already got to dislike. Do you remember how annoying and unhelpful those talks were? You didn't believe them. You wished they would stop trying to convince… Continue reading How to help your child so reading, writing, and Mathematics becomes fun.
Emotions help your child learn and remember faster. When our brain becomes emotionally involved as we learn, it is stimulated to make more patterns, which help us to learn and remember more easily and faster. Joe Dispenza wrote an article which has lots of useful information on how our brain works. Strong reactions created… Continue reading Emotions are useful: How to learn and remember
Win-win or no deal: Only agree when you are both happy. In the previous posting I gave you ways to create reading,writing, and Math goals that you can both agree with. The goals you set decide your success. The more thoroughly and seriously the goals are decided between you both, the more you both will… Continue reading First the reading, writing, and Math goals – then how you work together
If mind and body are aligned we have the force of the universe behind us” (P.410 Evolve your brain). It is another new year and an excellent time to set goals with your child. It is easier to work together when you both know where you want to go - when you can see the… Continue reading How to set reading, writing, or Math goals with your child Reading, writing, or Math goals : Create win-win deals.