Parenting

Research shows bias toward adopting children of certain ethnic, racial backgrounds

2018-04-29T12:30:27+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Compassion, Courageousness, Fairness, Parenting|

As America continues to adopt more children internationally than any other country, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. - most of whom are children of color - sit in foster care awaiting adoption. Though some Americans express a desire to adopt non-white children, even they have limitations when it comes to adopting children [...]

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 [...]

How to Encourage Self-Esteem in Your Child

2017-09-24T13:59:20+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Health, Parenting|

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 [...]

New To Middleschool Group at FRDC in West Hartford, CT 06107

2017-08-27T21:08:09+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Parenting|

Family Resource & Development Center, LLC is launching a New To Middle School Group for boys and girls making that big transition from elementary to middle school. It's an opportunity for kids to discuss concerns, excitement, and new and past challenges associated with the academic and social experience of school. They can gain support from [...]