Monthly Archives: January 2013

Children and Writing

After recently reading several different articles related to the use of i-thingy’s and the loss of writing as a mandatory skill in some school curricula, I am saddened. Two of my three children have experienced learning differences. Writing diffculty is … Continue reading

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A thought for the day…

Learn what your child is good at, what they like to do and compliment them on their successes often. When you really need for them to do something of your choosing, say, sitting still for a short while, you will … Continue reading

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A thought for the day…

Children do not make us angry, they actually try to impress us regularly, we make ourselves angry when our expectations do not match their behaviour.

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Tip for the day…

Your children have a great sense of humour, make up a joke with them each week to develop their social skills as well as language, love and laughter.

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A thought for the day…

“Teaching our children to say please when they would like to have the toy of another child is good parenting. Teaching them to accept it when the other child says ‘no’ is talented parenting!”

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Tips for communications with our children…

1. Make eye contact 2. Ask, don’t always tell 3. Listen, don’t just wait until their finished 4. Suggest words only when they really can’t find the right ones 5. Get down on their level, knee bound if you must … Continue reading

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A positive quote…

“When you believe in yourself, the power behind you is greater than any task in front of you.” Richard L Weaver II

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