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These Guidelines Will Help You Raise An Assertive Child

In a world with so many challenges to deal with, one of the best gifts you can give to your child is training on assertiveness. Wikipedia defines assertiveness as the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. Your child will be exposed to many circumstances -- some good and others bad. Your child [...]

These Guidelines Will Help You Raise An Assertive Child 2017-10-10T23:11:01+00:00

How To Teach Your Child Social Skills For Life-Long Success

Like any loving parent, you want your child to succeed in life. A major contributor to lifetime success is possessing the set of social skills that help us create positive interactions with all types of people in a wide range of settings. One of the vital skills your child will need to establish these beneficial [...]

How To Teach Your Child Social Skills For Life-Long Success 2017-09-22T11:30:07+00:00

Your Child’s IQ – Separating Fact From Fiction

For decades, IQ (intelligence quotient) tests have been given to individuals to determine their intelligence. As a parent, you may have considered taking your child for an IQ test, possibly to determine what to expect in their educational journey. It's a common thought; every parent wants to know that their child has the capacity to [...]

Your Child’s IQ – Separating Fact From Fiction 2017-08-22T00:26:31+00:00

Lay A Great Foundation For Communicating With Your Child

As a parent, you want to have a great relationship with your child. The best way to make this happen is to be deliberate about it. A healthy relationship requires effective communication, and you may be surprised to learn that the best time to start is when your child is born. Most people assume that [...]

Lay A Great Foundation For Communicating With Your Child 2017-07-13T21:24:56+00:00

Here’s Why Summer Camp is Essential for Children

Summer camp has so many benefits for children. From academic benefits to exercise and social skills, camp has many rewarding and engaging experiences to offer. At Spanish for fun! summer camp, kids learn Spanish through play and do all kinds of activities -- science, cooking lessons, arts and crafts, literacy, music, gardening, computer lessons, games, [...]

Here’s Why Summer Camp is Essential for Children 2017-06-27T14:52:09+00:00

Language Immersion In Preschool And Why It Works So Well

The ability to speak more than one language has numerous benefits. Among other things, for the non-native speaker, it opens up the world and increases the sense of acceptance and belonging in the places where the secondary language is spoken. It creates a good impression in the minds of most native speakers; they typically feel [...]

Language Immersion In Preschool And Why It Works So Well 2017-06-13T00:37:12+00:00

How To Establish Effective Discipline for Your Toddler

As a parent, you hold the responsibility for disciplining your child. No one can or should do it for you. Navigating the do's and don'ts of appropriate and instructional discipline can be uncertain. However, just because effective correction requires effort doesn’t mean you should shy away from it. Thoughtful, consistent discipline will make your child a better [...]

How To Establish Effective Discipline for Your Toddler 2017-05-23T10:33:41+00:00

Family Dinners Are More Than Just Times To Eat

Most people feel nostalgic when they think of family dinners. Smiles will light up their faces as cherished memories are remembered. In the past, sitting down to dinner was a practice that went without mentioning; families would eat their evening meals together every day. However, with the frantic pace of modern life, this ritual is increasingly [...]

Family Dinners Are More Than Just Times To Eat 2017-04-18T22:36:03+00:00

How Children Benefit from Music Education

Being exposed to and interacting with music has many benefits for children, starting at a very young age. Music helps children develop multiple skill sets by exercising different areas of the brain simultaneously, in both the left and right hemispheres. Here are some of the great benefits to music in the classroom. Music Helps Develop [...]

How Children Benefit from Music Education 2017-04-08T12:19:14+00:00

The First Day Of Preschool – Advice For Anxious Parents

When your child is ready to start preschool, you will most likely get the feeling of time moving too quickly. You can still vividly remember the day he or she was born -- how could you be at this point already? Despite your doubt, however, it's time for your child's first major life change, which means [...]

The First Day Of Preschool – Advice For Anxious Parents 2017-03-20T14:05:19+00:00