Relationships

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 [...]

Good Relationships with Parents May Benefit Children’s Health Decades Later

2018-01-07T16:28:31+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Communication, Health, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

By Baylor University   Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health even decades later -- but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor University study.   "Previous research has associated high socioeconomic status with [...]

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

2017-08-27T22:56:32+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Health, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison   Like all parents, couples who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) share the ups and downs of parenting.   A new study by Waisman Center researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison looks at the daily experiences [...]

Advice for Couples with Different Values and Beliefs

2017-08-27T21:07:55+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Relationships|

Starting a relationship is easy. Making one last is the hard part. This can be especially difficult in couples who have different core values and beliefs. It is very important to share these beliefs with one another at the beginning of the relationship. If these are not things the two of you can compromise on, [...]

How to Create Time Together when Your Children are Young and You Have No Extended Family Support

2017-08-27T21:07:55+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Parenting, Relationships|

How to Create Time Together when Your Children are Young and You Have No Extended Family Support By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I was inspired to write this article by a documentary that I watched several years ago now about “apparently problematic children”. I will explain further in just a moment. First I would just like [...]

Empathy in Children

2017-08-27T21:07:50+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Education, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

Empathy is a complex phenomenon. Teaching empathy to your child may sound strange considering all the other challenges we face teaching them as they mature. The emotion known as empathy may be one of the most valuable lessons for them to understand and is one that more parents should spend time teaching.   Human Empathy [...]