Recently, the parents of two children in San Diego gained media attention when they decided to take the Encinitas Union School District to court. The parents were reportedly in an uproar over their children's curriculum.Read Full Story
The life of a work-at-home mom is inherently full of squeezing far too many "to do’s" into way too little time, and all that stress and anxiety takes a toll. In this issue of Working Mom 3.0, writer Stephanie Taylor Christensen explains four techniques to take stress in stride, and why going with the flow will benefit your career.Read Full Story
Whether or not your child gets into an Ivy League school shouldn’t be how you measure your parenting skills, says Madeline Levine, Ph.D., author of Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success, and co-founder of Challenge Success, a project launched at Stanford School of Education, which gives parents and schools resources to help raise healthy, motivated and capable kids. Learn why the push for elite-college standing may be at the price of your kid’s childhood.Read Full Story
Want to banish your kids' stress? Clear the clutter, take away the trinkets and bring on the rituals, says Kim John Payne, M.Ed., consultant, trainer and author of Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids. The founding director of the Center for Social Sustainability and father of two, sheds light on Simplicity Parenting.Read Full Story
Having extracurricular activities can be so important for kids because the activities can nurture social and physical fitness. But having too many can lead to stressed out kids. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms of stress -- and what to do about it.Read Full Story
In today's world kids are often overbooked — sports, school activities, after-school jobs. When is it too much? Learn about the warning signs of stress and burnout, and when to let your child throw in the towel and quit.Read Full Story
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