Scallywag

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

~ Pearl S. Buck ~

Posts related to children

Kids need recognition as people with needs.

What Kids Need

February 19th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

They may be students but they're still children.

They may be students but they’re still children.

School is a tricky thing. On the surface, it’s a case of teaching children the 3 R’s of “readin’, writin’ and rifmatic”. But inevitably, there’s whole lot more to education that that. Read the rest of this entry »

What happens when children get understanding?

Considering Children

May 6th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 26 secs

Children need respect too.

A friend in Melbourne got me thinking about a funny anomaly. How come we judge children so much? For various reasons, children’s behavior gets  scrutinized, analyzed, and criticized on a regular basis by adults as well as other kids. Read the rest of this entry »

How come children know more than we think?

Children Know it’s Not Wahma, it’s “Wahma”!

January 10th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 2 secs

Why are children so good at sussing us out?

You can’t fool children. Not really. Read the rest of this entry »

How much influence do you really have on your children's reading ability?

How Can Your Children Succeed at Reading?

November 24th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 18 secs

How come some children love reading and others don't?

We fret a lot about children reading.

As a teacher, parents frequently asked, “How can I get my child to read?

It’s a straightforward question that’s both simple and complex. Read the rest of this entry »

As children we need lots of stuff. But can you guess what we really, really want?

What Children Really Want

November 12th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 49 secs

Now children, what do you want?

Lets not beat around the bush. Kids want stuff, don’t they? Read the rest of this entry »

How good are children's books?

Children’s Books: How Should You Choose?

October 15th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 28 secs

Children deserves good books. But how should you help them choose?

“What books should my children read?”

Many mothers ask that question. Read the rest of this entry »