10 Ways to Inspire a Love of Learning

The Huffington Post – Smart Parents “Instead of “sneaking learning” inside of educational games and activities, what if instead we had conversations with our kids about what piqued their curiosity, what they wanted to know more about, what they...

How to Raise Brave Girls

The Huffington Post – Margie Warrell “Despite our daughters doing better at school and university relative to our sons, once they get into the workplace, women are less confident, more cautious and less likely to: pursue stretch roles; challenge authority;...

Emotional intelligence is no accident

Deseret News – Lois M. Collins “Kids in schools teaching emotional intelligence score 11 percent higher on academic achievement tests…Experts say emotional intelligence includes self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills...

Why we need to separate kids from tech — now

San Jose Mercury News – Martha Ross “It doesn’t seem that long ago that many parents felt guilty for using even the highly acclaimed “Sesame Street” to baby-sit their kids while they cooked dinner. But a not-so-funny thing happened on our...

Special Report: How to raise a bilingual child

KVIA – Maria Garcia “Being truly bilingual can give your child lasting advantages throughout life, but what’s the best way to help a child properly learn two languages? Some early childhood experts agree: the earlier you expose your child to more...

Dads ‘use adult tone not baby talk’

BBC News – Judith Burns “Scientists at Washington State University used speech recognition software to analyse differences in parents’ speech patterns…The research detected distinct differences between the ways mothers and fathers spoke to...