I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Michele Wong, coFounder of HATCH, the company behind My Plate-Mate. This guard attaches to any standard plate to prevent messy spills at mealtime and promote independent self-feeding… if that isn’t real-life problem solving I don’t know what is, it’s no wonder her family is drawn to [...]
Need inspiration to start your spring cleaning? Here’s a great reason to dust off that old collection of classic board games!
A recent article from KnoxNews takes a look at how classic games like Monopoly and Scrabble can serve as powerful learning aids! In the hands of a creative teacher (or parent for that matter), a [...]
In a recent post I shared a study by Psychologist Carol Dweck that revealed the possible negative impact of evaluative praise (“You’re Smart!”) on a child’s willingness to take risks and challenge him/herself.
This article, offered by the University of Minnesota as a resource for families, shares more specific insight on the ways in which broad, [...]
According to a survey conducted by Columbia University, 85 percent of American parents think it’s important to tell their kids that they’re smart. To a parent looking to help a child reach his/her potential and feel confident, this seems both [...]