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Achieving Work-Life Balance

Achieving Work-Life Balance

When it comes to work, I have had to battle some internal conflicts over the years.   Early on in my career as a school administrator, and then again in my work in my current position as an ICLE Senior Fellow, I had to be put… Read More

My Parenting Journey – Robin Booth

My Parenting Journey – Robin Booth

Tell us about your proudest moment as a parent. These moments are created each and every time I feel I am doing my best in being the best parent I can be. Each time I avoid saying things that are hurtful, and each time I… Read More

Valuing Your Kids’ Unique Intelligence

Valuing Your Kids’ Unique Intelligence

Seeing our children for who they really are By Sue-Ann Lee It is easy to mistake academic excellence for intelligence, especially when you have grown up in a society that measures ability and talent by performance. Before my husband and I had children, we were… Read More

How to Focus During A  Study Session

How to Focus During A Study Session

When your child sits down to study, do they have problems with concentrating, or walk away from their revision after only a few minutes? Have you tried various methods to get them to study, but are met with resistance? Well, here’s how to get your… Read More

Be Generous When Praising Your Kids

Be Generous When Praising Your Kids

There is value in praising our children effectively, and often. Parenthood hits most of us like a whirlwind the very first time. Remember fumbling through parenting manuals scavenging for monthly “survival” tips? Yet, from the moment we become parents, we pick up the language of… Read More

5 Tips To Interest Your Child in Physics Part 2

5 Tips To Interest Your Child in Physics Part 2

This is a continuation of Part One of “5 Tips To Interest Your Child in Physics”. 4. Reward for good marks, encourage for poor. Positively reinforce your child. With your child, this may be a common scene in your house: They come home with a… Read More

5 Tips To Interest Your Child In Physics (Part 1)

5 Tips To Interest Your Child In Physics (Part 1)

“My child says they have no interest in Physics!” “My child’s teachers tell me that he pays no attention in class!” “My child studies for everything except Physics! It’s so frustrating, trying to get him to study!” These are the all too common protests I hear… Read More

How to Teach Your Child Respect for Authority

How to Teach Your Child Respect for Authority

Inculcating respect in your child can be a challenging prospect – but consistency is key. By: Judith Xavier In the first few years of parenting my firstborn, inculcating values and discipline was a simple affair. I had more than a few moments of parental smugness… Read More