What causes it, and how to fix it. A few months back, I spent the afternoon at the park with a dear friend and his nine-year-old twin boys. While Brad and I savored a day away from our computers and phones, his boys became more anxious as the afternoon progressed, punctuating our walk with choruses of “I’m bored!” Why did three hours of sunshine without ipads, phones, … [Read more...] about Does Your Child Suffer from Technology-Induced Anxiety?
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Welcome to 2013, which adds up to a six year, the card of the Lovers, in the Tarot. Aside from the romantic connotation here, the lovers represents duality, and a kind of yin yang twinship. “Six” years are mostly concerned with the art and craft of relating, take this where you will, whether it be diplomacy in world affairs or interactions at a deeply personal level. I regret … [Read more...] about January Astrology
A few years ago, the Wall Street Journal sent moms into a tizzy with the book review of the "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." At the time, the story got more hits on their web site than any other ever had. Talk about hitting a nerve. Following were many rebuttals in defense of the "lazy Western moms." What we really need is moderation. The recent … [Read more...] about Homework that WORKS!
A summer camp adventure provides all children with opportunities for adventure, play and learning. But if your child has Down's Syndrome, finding the right camp requires special care. You can choose an integrated camp or one designed for children with special needs; you may even opt for a camp that encourages a specific hobby or favorite sport. Readiness Assess your child's … [Read more...] about Summer Camps for Kids With Down’s Syndrome
Forget those pristine yoga studios with library-like quiet. Yoga games for children encourage interaction and sometimes provoke laughter. Use yoga breathing activities to promote relaxation, and poses to build children's gross motor skills. Moving through a variety of poses can also target children's major muscle groups, helping them build strength and endurance. Educators … [Read more...] about Yoga Games for Children