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Intentional Parenting

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Attempting to make a child happy all the time puts undue focus on the child, making them selfish, self-centered, and seldom satisfied with life.

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As the Plant Grows, So will the Child

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Last month we begged the question of what education actually means. We ended on the premise that the role of education is to form a harmonious development of the mental, spiritual, and physical person, with the positive formation of character being the main focus.   Why is actively engaging in our child's formation of a positive character so important anyway? There is a saying that there is "No U-Haul at the end of a hearse". That profound statement simply means that no matter how many material items a person acquires in this life, it cannot be taken with them once...

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Which Educational Tree Will You Choose?

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Could it be that the traditional understanding of mainstream education is too narrow?

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Using Media Wisely

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  The Scroll You need to check on something really quick. It’s an automatic reflex now. Your hand dives into your pocket and whips out that phone. Press the home button, quickly find what you were searching for and the journey goes from checking your e-mail to spending countless...hours...of hypnosis. Those delicate eyes help you snap out of it if it wasn’t for the fact that they had gotten tired. You were supposed to be checking your e-mail and then go about your day doing all the things that are on your “to-do” list for that day. You were so...

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Preparing Baby for School Part 3 of 3

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  Parents: Recognize the definite difference between intelligence and maturity Our children are a reflection of us. In our western society, if a child is really smart it makes the parents look smart. Thus, many parents want to push their little ones to achieve early and impressively. This is unfair to the child as it doesn’t allow them to progress at their own rate. Parents sometimes don’t realize there is a very real difference between intelligence and maturity. Intelligence is the capacity for learning while maturity is the state of being fully developed. A child can be very intelligent, but...

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