HOW A CHILD MAKES SENSE OF HIS WORLD

HOW A CHILD MAKES SENSE OF HIS WORLD

According to the developmental psychologist Piaget,  a child makes meaning of his world by forming patterns with the information he receives. He bundles the data he accumulates into concepts. A concept is an idea formed by mentally combining all its characteristics or particulars. Children form and adjust concepts when they can experience and interact with…

STAGES OF DRAWING

STAGES OF DRAWING

It is very important to support creativity in your children and give them an outlet to express themselves. Set up a table with paper and various writing utensils and let  your children draw. If you are wondering how your child’s drawing will progress, the outline…

WIN / WIN

WIN / WIN

YOU WIN  YOU LOSE       ME WIN Win/Win   Win/Lose ME LOSE Lose/Win  Lose/Lose According to Stephen Covey’s book  Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, there are five ways to resolve a conflict with someone. There are the four options in the chart…

KIDS AND VIDEO GAMES

KIDS AND VIDEO GAMES

I don’t think it is appropriate for a child younger than 6 to have much screen time. Some would respond to this that we are doing our children a disservice not exposing them to all of the computer gadgets that are now central to adult…