Mental Math Secrets: Learning the Tricks Behind the Math

Math is one of those subjects that many students struggle with – but it’s one of those subjects that you really can’t afford to ignore. Even if you aren’t struggling with it, you can always afford to be a little better at it. You may even have watched those individuals with amazing mental math abilities and wishedContinue reading “Mental Math Secrets: Learning the Tricks Behind the Math”

Sports and Exercise: How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike without Training Wheels

We have a Guest Post today. We hope you enjoy it. Today’s guest post was written by Allen, who enjoys cycling, outdoor activities and listening to Broadway songs. Tips to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike without Training Wheels For some kids learning to ride a bike opens up a whole new world ofContinue reading “Sports and Exercise: How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike without Training Wheels”

8 Tips for Bringing Out the Best in Your Child

From the Heguru Parents’ Seminar. Raise a child by developing his strengths. Raise a child based on his individuality, not by comparison to other children. Do not be caught in the dilemma of T-score education and academic snobbery in education. Nurture your children by adding points instead of deducting points. Nurture your children by observingContinue reading “8 Tips for Bringing Out the Best in Your Child”

Tandem Nursing – Reasons for Not Weaning the Toddler

Although there was a lot of protest when I said I was going to tandem breastfeed my two boys, it was pretty much accepted and I went on to nurse Gavin even after Gareth was born.  However, with Gavin’s declining behaviour in recent times, the discussion for me to wean Gavin has been revisited. HereContinue reading “Tandem Nursing – Reasons for Not Weaning the Toddler”

How to Get a Toddler to Brush His Teeth

I’ve never really had any trouble getting Aristotle to brush his teeth.  Whether he’s just naturally compliant with toothbrushing or whether we’ve just managed to hit it right from the start, I really don’t know.  Anyway, since I am a former dentist, it seems odd not to share some of what I know about lookingContinue reading “How to Get a Toddler to Brush His Teeth”

16 Tips for First Time Breastfeeding Mothers

After my previous articles on the benefits of breastfeeding for mother, baby, and bonding, I thought I ought to follow up with some tips for mothers who have never breastfed a baby before on how to get off to a good start. Despite all my research and reading about breastfeeding and knowing how beneficial itContinue reading “16 Tips for First Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

More Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

More tips for dealing with morning sickness that I have discovered since writing my last blog post on the topic: Bananas – I stumbled on this one quite by accident.  I woke up one morning feeling so hungry, I ate a banana before my usual breakfast.  I felt surprisingly good that day.  Later I wentContinue reading “More Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness”

Early Childhood Education: Glenn Doman Tips for Flashcard Use

Looking for more flashcards? Check out our Free Flashcards Resource Page. Since around about November last year, I’ve been dabbling with flash cards using my own homemade ones on Powerpoint (you can read about them here – alphabets, colours 1, colours 2, numbers).  If you click back to my old posts, you’ll notice that allContinue reading “Early Childhood Education: Glenn Doman Tips for Flashcard Use”

2nd Pregnancy Week 7

Based on my amateur calculations, I should be at the beginning of the 8th week of my pregnancy.  We should be able to confirm with the doctor on Wednesday what date I really am at. Some text books I remember reading say that the symptoms and experiences of the second pregnancy is usually not asContinue reading “2nd Pregnancy Week 7”