What is Honesty?           Honesty is the quality of being honest. Honesty is uprightness and fairness. It is truthfulness and sincerity. It is freedom from deceit or fraud. It is being truthful to others. It is being truthful to yourself. It is doing what is right regardless of who is around. It is being someone[…]

When your child refuses to go to school

Every day, all across the nation, as many as 1 in 4 children refuse to go to school. But while the reasons can range from a looming test to an ill-placed pimple, “school refusal,” formerly known as school phobia, is an actual anxiety-based disorder. Surprisingly, school refusal is more prevalent than some better known child[…]

Children’s learning environment

There is often a trap in the words ‘after school activities’. One may easily believe that since these activities are after school, they are not of much importance. But, one couldn’t be more wrong. Research suggests that children pick up some of their most important skills from after school programs. That is why children who do[…]

Children and Gadgets

While interaction with online educational games and apps can be a learning experience for our kids, the percentage of young children who are trading in picture books for LED screens has crept up to astonishing levels. A recent report by Common Sense Media found that over one-third (38 percent) of 0- to 8-year-olds studied had[…]