Why Writing Thank You Notes Teaches Kids Good Manners

Why Writing Thank You Notes Teaches Kids Good Manners

You may or may not advocate handwritten thank you notes in your home; no doubt, you have your reasons either way. Some folks believe the practice is outdated and the idea shouldn’t be forced on unwilling kids. Others were taught when they were young that writing...

Students Prosper with Montessori Method

This article, published in Scientific American, examines the differences between a Montessori and a traditional education on academic performance and social skills: Nearly 100 years ago, a physician opened a school in a poor section of Rome. In doing so, Maria...
4 Tips for Discussing Current Events with Children

4 Tips for Discussing Current Events with Children

Often the things children see and hear on the news or on websites that cover the news may be confusing and alarming. Even if you don’t let your children read or watch the news, they may hear about events from other children at school. With some preparation, you can...