I have created a post of a RAINBOW of needs all children want all adults to know. This is rainbow leads to something better than a pot of gold at the end and it doesn’t depend on luck! Having these eight needs met will contribute to a happy life with a healthy and well developed brain!
A group of researchers is studying ways to help single mothers improve their relationship with their children.
Deborah McNelis's insight:
"Among many of their findings, they have discovered that single mothers who engage with children in daily activities -- such as reading stories or playing games -- may experience lower levels of stress."
"When we have our brains functioning best... we can be an even more positive influence for everyone in our lives. And... when we better understand and provide what brains need most, then we can support optimal growth, health and happiness!"
This post is a bit different than most of the insights shared here. This one is written to share and express feelings, thoughts and dreams due to the school shooting in CT. It is the result of the expression of care and concern being shared by people everywhere. This is a post to ask important questions.....
Kicker: Play PaysRider: Six reasons why free play is so important If you're like many parents, your child's summer may already be booked up with "enriching activities." Maybe you're shipping him off to a rigorous math...
Books and educational toys can make a child smarter, but they also influence how the brain grows, according to new research presented here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
When playing with a child, signing a song, or reading a book together, you might frequently hear, "Do it again!!" We all have probably heard this request. This repetition is exactly what the developing brain needs!
"It’s not the first question visitors ask, but you can see it in the darting eyes as folks walk through the halls teeming with students and staff. “What’s the secret?” they want to know. “How can Harlem Children’s Zone (HZC) get thousands of poor children to succeed academically where hundreds of programs and billions of dollars have failed?”