• Kids
    Girls and Sports
    The Athlete or Outdoor Girl
    The Athlete or Outdoor Girl If your girl has some or a lot of athletic ability, you are again fortunate because there so many opportunities for her to practice what she likes. Whether it is tae kwon do, soccer, or lacrosse, you should be glad y...
  • Kids
    Intelligence
    Math and Science Do Matter for Girls
    Math and Science Do Matter for Girls Throughout the past decades, society has expected boys to excel in the "harder" classes (science and math) and girls in the "easier" ones (language and social studies). The fact is all areas of study can be ...
  • Kids
    Girls and Sports
    The Ballerina or Skater
    The Ballerina or Skater The Ballerina or Skater One of the best things you can do for your daughter is to help her discover what is deep inside her and to encourage her to grow into what she is meant to be. Remember the words of Oscar Levant: "I...
  • Kids
    Encouragement
    Playing Catch-Up
    Switching school mid-year can cause academic difficulty. ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With Giftedness
    Dealing with Not Being the Best
    When a child is discouraged by not being the best in her class, it is helpful to find the source of her need to be the best. ...
  • Kids
    Encouragement
    Too Indulgent with Child?
    A parent who encourages her child's curiosity, values his opinions, offers him choices, and gives him her attention is not being "too indulgent." ...