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Yes, Talk To Your Child’s Coach—But Be Careful
5:49 pm , April 21, 2016 0

Yes, Talk To Your Child’s Coach—But Be Careful

Parents need to be involved in their child’s sports and should talk to their child’s coach—but within reason. Sometimes what is reasonable in looking after their child’s needs and best interests in sporting activities can be confusing to some parents. They find it hard to believe, for instance, that it isn’t always a good idea {Read More}

Are You Dressed Appropriately For Your Child’s Sports?
2:50 pm , March 22, 2016 0

Are You Dressed Appropriately For Your Child’s Sports?

Being appropriately dressed for your child’s sports doesn’t mean dressed in the latest sports fashion, it means being properly attired so that you’re comfortable. When your child signs up to join a team, it’s very important to be involved, and you can expect it to be a rewarding experience but you can find yourself suffering {Read More}

The Kids’ Mystery, Someone’s Trapped, Is A Good Summer Read
6:37 am , August 7, 2014 0

The Kids’ Mystery, Someone’s Trapped, Is A Good Summer Read

The time has come to update your children’s summer reading lists, and a good choice for an eight to twelve-year-old is the kids’ mystery, Someone’s Trapped. If your child likes sports—soccer, in particular—and enjoys mysteries, too, Someone’s Trapped, a sports-themed mystery, is perfect.

Why Some Adults Are Culpable In Bullying Kids Is No Mystery
2:37 pm , April 21, 2014 0

Why Some Adults Are Culpable In Bullying Kids Is No Mystery

When children eventually understand that some adults actually bully or instigate bullying, the reasons for it and the techniques used cease to be a mystery to them. Solutions, however, may not be very obvious or even workable. This is a terrible situation for children of any age. When it become obvious that an adult is {Read More}

I’ll Solve Your Mystery; You Solve Mine
7:15 am , August 28, 2013 0

I’ll Solve Your Mystery; You Solve Mine

What mystery can I solve for you?  I can help you with the mystery of how to provide meals for your athletes when they can’t be with the family for dinner.  What mystery can you solve for me?  You can help me with the mystery of how to get reviews for my book, which is {Read More}

Do Children’s Classic Mystery Writers Sell In Today’s Market?
7:21 am , July 23, 2013 0

Do Children’s Classic Mystery Writers Sell In Today’s Market?

Do you sometimes wonder if the mystery books you enjoyed as a child would be considered as much fun to read by children today as when you discovered them in your youth? There is no question that there are a lot more books from which to choose today when you are selecting reading material for {Read More}

A child’s reading problems may lead to a false ADHD diagnosis
8:33 am , June 18, 2013 0

A child’s reading problems may lead to a false ADHD diagnosis

Parents who have a child with reading problems or other learning difficulties should not accept the diagnosis of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, originally called ADD), dyslexia, slow learner, or lazy without arranging for in-depth vision testing. Vision problems can present symptoms that are identical, or similar, to those of learning disorders, lack of ability, or {Read More}

Sports Can Encourage Both Sympathy and Empathy in Children
10:23 pm , March 21, 2013 0

Sports Can Encourage Both Sympathy and Empathy in Children

Not enough publicity is given to the way in which the feelings of sympathy and empathy in children are aroused by, or are reinforced by, the sports world, especially in team sports. Certainly a great deal of attention is focused on stories of the way in which children hurt each other in sporting competitions, and {Read More}