Conversation between parents and children is the best way to counter fears of secrecy and unspoken wild things. But such healing conversation needs a listener genuinely open to hearing whatever it is that will be said.
My husband and I have been close friends with another family for three to four years and we feel hurt by recent events. Short background: Both families have kids the same age; kids are friends; kids are in the same school; we're neighbors and members of the same religious community.
In part II of this two-part series, I offer some rebuttals to a recent post that sought to castigate evolutionary psychologists for their apparently faulty views of human nature. This is my third post in less than fifteen hours!
I've been struck by an important similarity between education and medicine: a significant gap exists between the leading edge of research and its implementation. That is, what we now know we should be doing is quite different from what we actually are.
These simple tips will help a child who is distracted, inattentive, or having problems focusing on his school work. The tips are also useful for any child, and can even prevent inattentiveness in an ever more distracting world.