Parenting

Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis

As the coronavirus crisis continues, parents everywhere are struggling to keep children healthy and occupied. If you’re anxious about how to protect and nurture your kids through this — often juggling work obligations at the same time — you’re in good (virtual) company.

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

How to Help Kids Open Up About Anything

Tips for creating safe spaces and developing emotional intelligence in your children.

“Did you learn your lesson?” my mother asked.  Those five words have been etched in my mind since I was a teenager.

Worksheets for Home During the Pandemic

We have found a great resource that offers 63 worksheets that you can download and use for free.  The worksheets cover many different topics, subjects, and grade levels.  Also, do not forget that Mi Tutor

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.

What Parents Should Know for the Fall in the Pandemic

FOR PARENTS WITH school-age kids, the coronavirus has made this back-to-school season anything but routine. Across the country, parents are wrestling with how and where students should learn and what they need to be successful academically, socially and emotionally.

Special education in Mexico

The General Education Law, Article 41, states that "special education is designed for people with disabilities, temporary or permanent , as well as those with outstanding skills.

How to Help Your Child Succeed at School

In the high-pressure, high-stakes game of school, it can be difficult to know which parenting strategies really promote learning. A successful experience in school is not only about report cards. Ideally your child will learn how to learn,

What is discipline?

What do you think about when you hear the word discipline?  Many parents relate it to punishment and/or anger.  For children, this word is even less desirable because when they hear discipline it evokes memories of pain and discomfort. Just thinking about the

Baby Proofing Your Home

Room by Room: 36 Areas to Address Around the House

Baby proofing is a matter of making a home safe for your baby now and into the future as they grow. Babies begin their life at home relatively safe because their limited mobility.

Psicología y desarrollo infantil

El ser humano, por su naturaleza social, necesita estar rodeado de otros seres humanos, y aún más, necesita sentirse aprobado y aceptado por los que lo rodean.

Help boys and girls have a successful school career

There are certain routines that establish a successful relationship between your child and her academic endeavors.  When you are aware of them and continuously reinforce them around your child, you establish patterns that will help them be happy students and therefore happy learners.  Here are some...

Behavior problems at school

Behavior problems in children can originate from different causes.  A child does not begin to cause problems without a reason. 

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.

Reading Aloud to Children

In between dispensing advice on breast-feeding and immunizations, doctors will tell parents to read aloud to their infants from birth, under a new policy that the American Academy of Pediatrics will announce on Tuesday.

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.

Not enough Hispanics graduate

Last summer of 2014 I went to Fresno to celebrate the graduation of my nephew Josue.  As you all know, I am very proud of my nephew because it took him more than 6 years to complete all the requirements to graduate. 

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.

FaLang translation system by Faboba