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The link Between ADHD And Starting Kindergartens Too Early

The link Between ADHD And Starting Kindergartens Too Early

The link Between ADHD And Starting Kindergartens Too Early Image   New evidence has found that delaying kindergarten for one year reduced inattention and hyperactivity by 73 percent for an average child at age 11, and it virtually eliminated the probability that an average child at that age would have an ‘abnormal,’ or higher-than-normal rating

Some Of The Most Common Parenting Mistakes

Some Of The Most Common Parenting Mistakes   Image by Florencia&Pe   What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children’s mental and physical health in the long term? Mike Leary, a Family Psychologist who primarily deals with relationships and parenting talks about some of the mistakes he has witnessed or

When You Live With Kids And Want To Be A Good Role Model

When You Live With Kids And Want To Be A Good Role Model Parents can get angry, and sometimes it happens in front of the kids. We’re not perfect, and we’re human. We’re bound to make mistakes. The best possible way to resolve any conflict is to ultimately make sure that the kids get to

Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Thrive

Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Thrive Image by Kate Shawcross   High sensitivity is not always convenient, but it is a gift. Or at least it can be. As Dr. Elaine Aron, the author of The Highly Sensitive Child says, “It is primarily parenting that decides whether the expression of sensitivity will be an advantage

Encouraging Your Child To Be Creative, Some Helpful Ideas

Encouraging Your Child To Be Creative, Some Helpful Ideas Image by Merrigong Theater Co   A lot of people assume that creativity is an inborn talent that their kids either possess or don’t possess: just as all children are not equally intelligent, all children are not equally creative. But actually, creativity is more skill than

Teaching Kids Eight Steps Toward Healthy Leadership

Teaching Kids Eight Steps Toward Healthy Leadership Image by Jesse Millan   Are we more overprotective towards our kids? “If you’re over 30, you probably walked to school, played on the monkey bars, and learned to high-dive at the public pool. If you’re younger, it’s unlikely you did any of these things. Yet, has the

Three Big Mistakes Most Parents Make When Leading Kids

Three Big Mistakes Most Parents Make When Leading Kids Image getty images   I read with interest of an article suggesting the problems that kids have today, and it appears according to new research, that our“over-protection, over-connection” style has damaged them. Naturally we want the best from our kids but while most experts would applaud

Sleep Deprivation Of Kids That Parents Need To Know About

Sleep Deprivation Of Kids That Parents Need To Know About Image by Jessica Lucia WOW >> “Children are averaging an hour less sleep compared to 30 years go. And they’re definitely getting less than what sleep experts recommend. … Research has shown startling impacts on academic performance when children are lacking sleep, as well. It

How To Raise Kids In An Over-Entitled World

How To Raise Kids In An Over-Entitled World Amy McCready founder of positive parenting solutions and the author of the Me,me, me epidemic talks about how to raise capable kids in an over-entitled world She mentions the following; We all have them: the “What were we thinking?” parenting moments. We let our kids sneak in

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