Emotional Intelligence: Children Need Empathy to be Successful

We have always believed that education should not only be about filling a child’s head with information but to develop the whole child – heart, mind and body. The more we pursue this aspiration, the more evident it becomes that everything is interconnected. Empathy, for instance, may seem to be merely a moral skill that is nice forContinue reading “Emotional Intelligence: Children Need Empathy to be Successful”

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and How it Relates to Your Child’s Education

Our school runs a regular series of workshops for parents so we can better understand what programs and methodologies they employ. I have never been able to attend them in previous years because I was always busy when they had them. This year, I made it a point to make time for them and I amContinue reading “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and How it Relates to Your Child’s Education”

How to Avoid Raising an Entitled Child

“Kids these days…” It seems like every old generation thinks the new generation is over privileged and undeserving. How many times have you heard your parents tell you how lucky you are because they never had what you had when they were your age? And dang it! I’ve been known to pull that same stunt onContinue reading “How to Avoid Raising an Entitled Child”