A systematic embrace of parents’ untapped knowledge by schools could revolutionize education systems in Canada and globally.
School sores usually clear up within a few weeks, without any scarring. Here’s what to do if you suspect your child has them.
A new paper describes the idea of “genetic nurture”, where parents’ genes, even those not passed on to their child, have major effects on kids’ health and educational attainment.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between disordered and difficult behaviour, and the approach is different for both.
At the ages of 6-7, when children are transitioning to starting school, 14% have high levels of emotional problems, including depression and anxiety. This percentage is higher in the later years.
The good news is that the bacteria that cause food to spoil are quite different to the bacteria that typically cause food poisoning, and generally don’t make you sick.
Loving parent can think of nothing more important than protecting their shy children, but excessively protecting your child and taking over doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Yoga and mindfulness programs in schools have been proven to mitigate or reduce some of the negative impacts of stress on academic achievement and future outcomes.
Encouraging positive associations with school, good temperament and keeping communication open between parents, children and teachers can help your child (and you) be more ready for this transition.