Parenting

10 cognitive stimulation activities for children

Cognitive stimulation is a neuropsychological technique that seeks to enhance or improve the mental capacity of a person at any stage of life. When areas of memory, language and attention are worked on; and if appropriate cognitive learning methods are used, a person's quality of life will be significantly improved.

The processes that are applied in the cognitive stimulation are useful in all the stages, knowledge and practice are indispensable; using a series of specific activities stimulate the faculties where training or reinforcement is sought.

6 Things Parents Should Know About Sending Kids Back to School

Surely there are some kids who are eager for school to start, but I have not met them. My 9-year-old and 5-year-old daughters have little interest now in trading day trips to the beach and family movie nights for an unfamiliar classroom and nightly homework. Still, a mental shift occurs as the season starts to change.

Educational Materials in Spanish

Mi Tutor has developed a set of support materials for Grades k-3.  These materials were developed for parents so that they can supplement what children do at home.

Keeping kids safe on the road

Whether you have children or are expecting a little one, it’s important to understand the proper seat belt fit and position for your kids and yourself, and to make sure everyone buckles up every time.

How Thinking About Thinking Can Help Kids Build Resilience

When kids hit difficult problems — the seemingly insurmountable English essay, a math test that takes on epic proportions, social struggles that leave them feeling frustrated — it can be tempting to give up and resort to four words no parent ever wants to hear: “I can’t do it.”

READ MORE

10 Signs You May be an Authoritarian Parent

Authoritarian parenting is one of the four main parenting styles recognized by researchers. It's characterized by rigid rules and high demands.  Authoritarian parents have high standards and can be highly critical when those standards aren't met. They also tend to offer less emotional warmth compared to authoritative parents. Read on to find out if you exhibit any of the characteristics of an authoritarian parent.

READ THE ARTICLE

Teaching Kids Self-Discipline

Your discipline tactics shouldn't be about controlling your child. Instead, discipline should be about teaching your child how to control himself.