The written word is one of the most ancient of arts. It conveyed the words of Cleopatra to Cesar Augustus, sunk a thousand ships, and brought about an end to innumerable wars. When used correctly, the written word can be beautiful; when incorrectly, dangerous and provocative. To help your child toward becoming a writer is the hallmark of a brilliant parent, as with any of the arts. Too often in our current age do we see children disinterested in reading, obsessed with the lives of social media personalities and musicians; blind to the beauty that lies right before their eyes. While the written word is probably never going to die out, it does appear to be becoming partially obsolete; replaced by code and computer programs, television, and music. If you cultivate a writer, you will be doing the world a huge favor, we’re running out.
Raising a teenager to be a functional adult goes far beyond simply the education that happens within the four walls of a school classroom. In addition to their formal education, you can prepare your teen for adulthood by making sure they leave the home with a host of practical life skills. Here are five life skills that your teen should have before launching into adulthood.
Coming second after the oil industry, the fashion and clothing industry is a huge global polluter. Its carbon footprint is gigantic but it’s also very hard to measure due to the fact that each garment needs to go through a variety of treatments and processes that often include toxic dyes and pesticides. There’s also harvesting, manufacturing, and transport that need to be taken into account as well as the unhealthy working conditions of many workers in developing countries. This is why it’s necessary to emphasize the importance of ethical fashion that uses a sustainable model and insist on educating children about the problems the fashion industry creates.
Why you should try a charter school for your child? Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay In today’s hectic world, parents have a lot of options on how they bring up their children with respect to education. The good news is that there are charter schools that offer excellent education and extra-curricular activities. The prices […]
Why you should train your kids on correct water use? Image by Peter H from Pixabay From birth to adulthood, children love splashing around in water. Who doesn’t have embarrassing naked baby pictures treasured by mom for years of the kids in the bath or paddling pool? Unfortunately this love of water is the cause […]
5 dangerous mistakes you are making when teaching your children about money. Teaching your children about money from a young age helps them grow up with a successful perspective. As long as they’re properly taught the value of money, as well as the best ways to utilize it, they’re more likely to grow up […]
How do you teach your kids emotional intelligence? Children are like clay and us as parents an artisan, who can mold them and their behavior in whatever shape or size we want. As parents, we always want out children to do good thus we work hard to raise individuals who will go on to lead […]