Archives for August 2006

Giving Your Child Enough Effective Attention

As an Early Childhood educator, I have learned that ATTENTION is a survival need- not a manipulation of adults. After World War II, orphans living in a clean, hygienic and basically attentive facility did not thrive. In fact, almost half of infants died, despite apparently having all basic needs met. It turned out that the […]


No other time of the day in our child’s life is as emotionally charged as bedtime! Bedtime can be considered a significant ‘trunk’ of your child’s ‘tree’- from where many other ‘branches’ – or issues – emerge. Well-rested children will perform better scholastically, be in a happier frame of mind, and generally more cooperative than […]