The Power of Rich Experiences “Children Learn Best Through Rich Experiences” said the time-faded newspaper clipping of an ad I had placed way back in the late 70’s or early 80’s. At that time I was running a small in-home
“This is your life. This place. This minute. Find the joy in it,” says this70-year-old retired teacher and children’s book author.
It is a universal desire of parents to want to help their children develop to the fullest. It doesn’t take a lot of money or a college degree to do this but it does take some planning and preparation and perseverance. It’s your child’s future. It’s worth it.
Establishing a relationship of communication with your child allows you to check in on their daily experiences and feelings, encourage and support them as they learn to interact with the world, demonstrate healthy communication techniques and form an openness with your child that you’ll both be thankful for as you get older.
Just buying a book and sitting it on a shelf isn’t going to do a thing. What’s important is the interaction between you and your child as you read to him/her every day. Your child learns that reading and discussion are so important that the most essential and significant person in their lives takes time to sit down and do it with them.
Kindness can be one of the most powerful lessons we learn. Teach your children. Demonstrate to your family. When’s the last time you did something just because?
For generations dads have played an important role in parenting. What are some of the things a dad brings to the family environment? Read more to find out.
I’ve been thinking about my mother’s hands and all the things they did that were the foundation for my life. And so I share with you . . .
The National Park System has been called America’s best idea and the learner inside me can’t disagree. The love of natural beauty is universal.
Do you want your child thinking at a higher level? Then why do you have a low level conversation with them?