Child Development – Fostering / Instilling Honesty in our Children

Originally posted January 2, 2011 I just returned from a waiting room and overheard a parent on her cell phone speaking to her child along with a facilitator from her child’s school.  The conversation went on at least 20 minutes.  The parent asked her child where he or she got the “IPOD” from? I assume from…

Child Development – Study your kids

Originally posted December 6, 2011 Earlier last month I spoke regarding the importance of nurturing our children with respect to their development. In raising our children, it is our responsibility as parents to study them daily. In addition, studying child development as a discipline, or formal course of study, can help parents better understand how…

Child Development – Nature Vs. Nurture

Originally posted on November 4, 2011 As parents, we are concerned about our child’s interests, abilities and well-being; from the moment our children are born we wonder how they will ultimately develop. Will they be creative, have adequate social skills, and problem solving abilities? What types of character traits have they inherited?…but mainly, we might…