May 2015 Holidays and Activities around the world.
A few years ago I wrote an article based on the book Boundaries with Kids by Cloud and Townsend. In the article I covered what I considered to be the top 5 principles from the 10 principles presented in this book. In this book, the authors deal with such topics as impulsivity, inattention, defiance, whining, procrastination, aggression, conflicts and more. Not only do they give you principles for developing and implementing boundaries, but they explain why kids so desperately need boundaries.
Happy New Year! Consider starting some new traditions with your family and friends this year. Here are just a few ideas…
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 88,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see…
Can anybody learn to code? Can anybody teach code? According to the experts at code.org, the answer is YES! Join me, my daughter, and millions of others around the globe as we get introduced to coding through the Hour of Code December 8 – 14, 2014.
One of the greatest things we as parents and teachers can teach our children is how to communicate with, worship, and love the Creator. Amy’s Best Friend, Prayers of a Child …
In his book Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between, international speaker and TCK, Christopher O’Shaughnessy, provides a treasure trove of helpful information tucked within pages of true, personal stories that will make you laugh.
Top 10 Educational things to do with your kids during Christmas break:
Here are some great tips for your TCKs as they look toward transitioning to University or careers back in their passport cultures. Guest Post by International Speaker, author, and TCK Christopher O’Shaughnessy.
Arts and Crafts, Holidays and Activities around the world to celebrate December with your children.
Personal finance, savings, giving, banking, entrepreneurship skills must be taught to our children. Author Peter Greer, in his book Watching Seeds Grow, says: “. . . if we do not start good habits early, they are much harder to form later. . . .No one wants their child to graduate high school making the wrong financial decisions half the time.”
All saints’ day, Orphan Sunday, Daniel Boone, Robert Louis Stevenson and Treasure Island, Veteran’s Day, National Book Week, National Adoption Day, Thanksgiving and more! What holidays are you celebrating in November?
Your mother-in-law (or an old college pal) phones and says: “Guess what? We decided to come for a visit and we’ll be there in an hour.” Or, you look at the clock and realize your husband will be home from work in just one hour. You know you have been busy all day, but will he be able to tell? Here are some tips for what you can do with just one hour.
Since 2009 I have written posts on The Education Café that have included recommendations to try Time4Learning (based on advice from other consultants and parents who had tried it and found it to be helpful). This year I enrolled my daughter in Time4Learning. After experiencing it firsthand, do you want to know what I think?
The tabs at the top of every page on The Education Cafe will take you to a resource page based on that topic. I have recently updated each tab to make articles, web links, videos, and other resources easier to find. Let me know if there is a tab you would like to see (or a page you still find difficult to locate your needed information on).
“Why does everyone expect me to go straight on to college? I will be tired of school when I graduate and will need a break! I will be an adult and I would like to just get a job and get on with my life.” If that sums up your feelings, read on! There is nothing wrong with your thinking. In fact
Check out the new Health/PE tab above to see a quick reference to many health and fitness-related posts on The Education Cafe and on Delana’s World.
October 2014 Holidays and Activities. October is Fire Prevention and Safety Month. World and International Teacher’s Day is also this month.
When books are many and time and money are precious, the first thing I usually want to know about a book is: Why should I invest my time and money? The second is like it: Am I the intended audience? Do you need to be encouraged as a parent? Then read about this exciting new book…
Originally posted on Communicating.Across.Boundaries :
I’m From…by Robynn and Adelaide Adelaide is a sophomore in high school. She’s in grade 10. The Language Arts teacher wanted them to write a poem introducing themselves to her and to the class. It was a simple assignment. Five short stanzas. Two lines each. Begin each stanza with,…
Check out the 2014 September Holidays and Activities Calendar for around the world. If there is a special holiday in September in your country that is not reflected here, please leave a comment and tell us about it.