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How to Raise More Grateful Children

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

From Wall Street Journal: “As parents, we do our best to teach our children to be grateful, by doing things such as nagging them to writing thank you notes. Experts warn, however, that our best efforts can backfire and actually become a barrier to genuinely experiencing gratitude. Children need to learn how to ‘think’ gratefully,… Continue Reading How to Raise More Grateful Children

Sign Language Isn’t Just for Babies

Friday, May 25, 2018

From The New York Times: “Baby sign language borrows some signs — like “milk,” “more,” “all done,” “mommy” and “daddy” — from American Sign Language in order to enable hearing parents to achieve some basic sign- and gesture-based communication with their infants before they are capable of speech.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Speaking Home Language in Pre-K a Lifelong Advantage

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

From The Hechinger Report: “Bilingual children have been shown to be better communicators, do a better job paying attention, and even become stronger readers—in both languages.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.