Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Evolve

What is active learning?

Talking about sport with your child gives you lots of chances to build vocabulary and math skills. Here are a few things you can practice with your child as you play and talk about sport together: using prepositions – e.g. describing where the ball went (past the goal, through my legs, over his head, onto the...

Substance abuse Puberty Part4

Substance abuse is the biggest problems that parents of adolescents have to deal with. Problems Group dynamics is one of the key factors that drive adolescents to take up smoking and drinking or to do drugs. The tendency to take risk encourages most teens to try smoking or drinking even before they are of legal...

Social Media and School Violence

Screen Time
How do you guide your kids to use Social Media in a positive way? Here are some tips 1. Make Time to Talk Parents need to make the time to have meaningful conversations with their kids about the events, and to reassure them that they are safe. Look for signs that your child wants to talk, like hanging...

How To Get My Kids To Bed

Reading at bed time
Bedtime can become a battle when little bodies don’t abide by the clock.  7 Tips to Get Your Kids to Sleep Set a personal time.  School-age children need between 9 and 11 hours of sleep each night, but there’s a lot of variability in sleep needs and patterns. Most kids have patterns that don’t change much, no matter...

Why has my child lack of motivation

Your child does not seem interested in doing anything, it lacks motivation Be it schoolwork, art or music practice or even playing, he refuses to participate. Motivating kids is not easy, especially if they are lazy and tend to find an excuse for not doing anything. When your son or daughter is unmotivated, here is how...

Interpersonal problems Puberty Part8

At such a vulnerable time, it is but natural for kids to feel awkward in social situations. Problems: Teenagers want to have an identity of their own. They tend to look up to role models at home or outside. Adolescents also start thinking about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ and question your take on certain...

The power of purposeful praise

Praise can be a powerful resource
The power of purposeful praise Praise can be a powerful resource when used in a purposeful way. If #children constantly receive broad praise they will never see areas where they could use #development or motivate themselves to develop. Children also need to learn how to self motivate and accept lack of success so they learn...

Affect physically&emotionally Puberty Part2

Adolescence is the age between adulthood and childhood. Problems: Teenagers are often confused about their role and are torn between their responsibilities as growing adults and their desires as children. They tend to feel overly emotional (blame it on the hormones). Just about anything and everything can make them happy, excited, mad or angry. ...

Don’t Chase Him – Empowering Relationship Advice for women

Let's look at the chase, self love and taking care of yourself. 4. Don’t chase him. Unfortunately, many women do this a lot. And you might not even know you’re doing it. “Chasing” comes in all forms – it could be obvious, stalker-like...

Kids Discipline: Strategies and Challenges

your child is doing wrong
Behavioral problems and effective solutions for 6 - 9 Year-Kids Typical School-Age Kid Behavior No longer a “little kid” and not yet able to keep up with the “big kids,” your school-age child’s behavior is likely to reflect a transitional period of development. By and large, school-age kids are able to demonstrate prolonged concentration and...
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