Relationships

The power of thank you: UGA research links gratitude to positive marital outcomes

2018-04-29T12:29:45+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Generosity, Health, Relationships|

A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research.   The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships.   "We found that feeling appreciated and believing that your spouse values you directly influences how you feel about your marriage, how committed you are to [...]

How parenting styles influence our attitudes to marriage

2017-08-27T21:08:06+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

How parenting styles influence our attitudes to marriage Source: Kobe University   Research from Japan has revealed how different parenting styles can affect marriage rates and desired number of children. This research was led by Project Professor NISHIMURA Kazuo (Kobe University) and Professor YAGI Tadashi (Doshisha University). It was carried out as part of the [...]

The Genius of Montessori Practical Life Activities!

2017-08-27T21:08:04+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Communication, Education, Psychology, Relationships, Social Issues|

The Genius of Montessori Practical Life Activities! By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   Montessori Practical Life is Genius! – So it’s no surprise that I was keen to write an article about it to share and explain why. I’m going to start by putting forward the purpose of Montessori Practical Life. The reason Maria Montessori initially introduced Practical [...]

Children of separated parents not on speaking terms more likely to develop colds as adults

2018-03-09T01:25:01+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Communication, Communicativeness, Parenting, Relationships|

Children of separated parents not on speaking terms more likely to develop colds as adults Source: Carnegie Mellon University   Previous research has indicated that adults whose parents separated during childhood have an increased risk for poorer health. However, exactly what contributes to this has been less clear, until now.   A team led by Carnegie [...]

Bullying – How to not be bullied online or in person.

2018-03-09T01:32:47+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Benevolence, Communication, Entertainment, Psychology, Relationships, Technology|

Bullying - How to not be bullied online or in person. By Lou Scotti   Why are some children and adults more susceptible to bulling? How can we develop a protective shield against bullying?   No matter what form abuse or bullying takes it creates pain. Depending on our Emotional Memory of early childhood and [...]

Montessori Sensorial: Why it’s so important and how it can contribute to holistic success

2017-08-27T21:08:03+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Education, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

Montessori Sensorial: Why it’s so important and how it can contribute to holistic success By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I have always been impressed with the whole concept of sensory refinement within Montessori. So when planning an article to share why I think it’s so important and how I believe that it can contribute to the holistic [...]

Parents who play Pokémon GO with kids: ‘It wasn’t really about the Pokémon’

2017-08-27T22:56:31+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Communication, Entertainment, Health, Psychology, Relationships, Technology|

Parents who play Pokémon GO with kids: 'It wasn't really about the Pokémon' By University of Washington   Parents who regularly play "Pokémon GO" with their children report a number of side benefits from playing the mobile device-based game, including increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding, according to new University [...]