Over Scheduling Kids

Several studies are expressing a growing concern that after school programs are pressurizing kids to do too much too soon. They point out that when a child’s afternoon is filled with classes, trips, sports and other forms of organized activities, kids do not really get the time to be just kids. They are even being…

Planning For Baby Showers Pregnancy Result And It Is All Systems Go

A positive pregnancy test result sends a signal to close friends and family that it is all systems go for the holding of a baby shower party for the expectant mother. Baby Showers are parties that are held to celebrate the new edition expected at a later date. Shower parties and the planning of them…

Homeschooling Laws What You Should Know

Your legal situation as a homeschooler depends mostly on what state you live in and how state and local officials enforce the laws concerning compulsory attendance, private education, and homeschooling. Whether they require registration, a notice of intent, regular evaluation, or advance approval, the statutes take in your state can be less important than how…

Developmental After School Programs

As a child grows into an adult, different aspects of his physical, emotional and mental self-need development. To help a child reach his full potential, it is necessary to recognize the child’s developmental needs and abilities. To be effective, after-school programs should assist children with tasks they must accomplish during each stage of development. A…

Do Not Spank Your Children

For years, people have debated whether the punishment of children works, whether they fix their behaviors without having negative consequences in the long run. The scourge is a form of discipline. Do spanking kids work? An article published in the July/August issue of the American psychologist concludes that the physical punishment of children (including spanking)…