We know education is important. Here are 10 ways to make the most of it.
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It’s that time of year! Here’s some fascinating new research to prove that children born in September, October and November really are more successful in school and beyond. Today’s article offers 10 ways to help your child and family thrive this year academically, socially and emotionally, no matter when they were born. It includes a link to free printables for getting the school year organized and for use in Family Councils.
“What is the best thing I can do as a parent to bring our family closer together?”“How can I best strengthen my child’s faith?” As scholars and researchers of family and religion, questions like these are sometimes directed our way. Our two decades of interviewing about 200 very strong, “exemplar” families of various faiths from around the United States have revealed some answers to these difficult but vital questions.
“We have the whole evening to do whatever you choose. What do you want to do?” My friend asked her grandson, Derrick. “I want to watch videos or go to a movie,” he replied. Todays children are following the example of many adults to become watchers instead of doers, consumers instead of creators, observers instead of active participants. How can we change that?
What can parents do on vacation to keep their children happy, connected and obedient without sacrificing the very relationship-building moments they hoped to create?
I wanted Easter to be 100% Christ centered, but still retain the magic I had always enjoyed as a child—searching through lawn and flowering tree branches for candy prizes and my own painted creations. Inspiration came from Christ’s words to Peter during his resurrected appearance at the Sea of Galilee.
Growing up in the slums of Hong Kong, Cecilia Yiu quickly learned the importance of education in order to progress in life. With sacrifices from her family, Yiu traveled to BYU-Hawaii at age 18, and completed a bachelor's degree in two years. Education was her key, and now she's found a way to give that gift to others.