Education

How to Help Kids with Self-Esteem

2018-03-09T01:52:29+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Benevolence, Education|

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?

3 Super-Helpful Ways to Brainstorm Topics for the College Essay (Infographic)

2018-03-22T14:43:33+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Accountability, Awareness, Conscientiousness, Education|

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4 Key Ingredients to Cure “Common Core Math Frustration Syndrome”

2018-03-22T14:44:30+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Accountability, Conscientiousness, Education|

4 Key Ingredients to Cure “Common Core Math Frustration Syndrome” For many parents, it’s an all too familiar scenario. Your child is doing his homework in the dining room. Loud, angry exhales and the sound of a furious eraser tells you he is obviously frustrated by his math [...]

How to Ensure Your Child/Children are School Ready

2017-08-27T21:08:12+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Education, Parenting|

How to Ensure Your Child/Children are School Ready By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I wanted to write this article for two reasons. First because the next term after the summer holidays is, in a lot of countries, when children either start school, or move up to the next academic year. Also, reflecting on my own childhood, despite [...]

Parents aiming too high can harm child’s academic performance

2017-09-04T14:28:38+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Education|

When parents have high hopes for their children’s academic achievement, the children tend to do better in school, unless those hopes are unrealistic, in which case the children may not perform well in school, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.   “Our research revealed both positive and negative aspects of parents’ aspiration [...]

Educating Kids About Climate Change

2017-08-27T21:08:08+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Education|

Climate change is extremely important because its effects are felt by everyone across the planet. As the earth’s climate continues to shift, it can be observed in the form of storms, rising temperatures, and other natural disasters that continue to shape our environment in different ways. Unlike many other issues though, climate change is an [...]

Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Racism

2018-03-09T01:38:03+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Benevolence, Education, Parenting|

Children mostly experience racism in school. It can take any form, with the most common being physical threats, name calling,teasing, being excluded, and cyber bullying targeting ethnic/racial differences such as cultural practices. Racism can have long-term effects on a child -- thus it’s a necessity for parents to address the issue. Below are some ways [...]