Category Archives: Child Development

Christmas traditions – 7 values to teach your Children about Christmas!

magi-cartoonWhether you realize it or not from your “Baby’s First Christmas” they are actually being taught and shown your vision of the  meaning of Christmas and also how they should celebrate.

Suffice it to say, when most children think of Christmas, they think of santa, presents, yummy sweets and Christmas shows – as they should, these things are truly fun; however, you’ll want to make sure that you also teach and share with them other things that can teach them how to appreciate Christmas on a much deeper level and in turn help them develop their own holiday traditions when they grow up! Continue reading Christmas traditions – 7 values to teach your Children about Christmas!

6 Questions to Ask during a Parent Teacher Conference

Success begins with you
Success begins with you

Be prepared !

We’ve begun a new school year. For those parents who do not necessarily have A+ students you more than likely feel a certain sense of anxiety whenever it’s time to meet and discuss your child’s achievements. Likely, you may feel worried about hearing negative comments. What parent wants to hear anything but praise concerning their children’s progress? I know I did. Unfortunately my experience was not always the best. Thankfully, my son’s teacher’s were always as concerned as I regarding my his academic achievement.

Concerned, caring teachers are a Godsend. Continue reading 6 Questions to Ask during a Parent Teacher Conference

Bullying – What Causes Children to Be So Mean

Bullying - It's wrong. Speak up if you see it happening!
Bullying – It’s wrong. Speak up if you see it happening!

The topic of bullying is so sad.  I can remember dealing with a certain bully when I was in elementary school.  Almost everyday I’d see her in the hallways and she’d make it a point to walk by and bump me.  One day I became so fed up, I bumped her back and yelled at her.  Well, why’d I do that!? It only gave her an excuse to get in my face, which is exactly what she was hoping for – she wanted any excuse to get into a fight with me.  Needless to say, I walked away and didn’t provoke her.  I often wonder today if I were to run into her.  I’d definitely ask her why? Continue reading Bullying – What Causes Children to Be So Mean

A Great Activity for the Summer

Many years ago, my son and I attended a summer bible study unlike any other; it was called Walk through the Bible.  I recently decided to see if it’s still being taught and available today and found the Walk Through the Bible Ministries We really enjoyed our experience. If you are looking for a fun and effective way to teach your child the Word of God – consider attending.  If you have already attended tell us your experience 😉