A child once asked me in church to help him buckle up his shoe and I couldn’t help but ask “How old are you”? because to me , I expected that a child of his age should be able to fix up his shoes conveniently even without his parent’s supervision. There are some basic life skills that our kids should have acquired or started acquiring as they journey through life. We don’t have to wait till they are teens to start equipping them with these skills.Read mhttps://9ijakids.com/?p=15707ore
When you say the word “homework” you can literally hear parents sigh and roll their eyes. Homework has always been a touchy subject even from way back. It was practically one of the things I particularly dreaded and of course doing anything possible to avoid. It’s still the same today when you tell your kids “Do your homework’‘, the whining, procrastinating, and even tantrums that often ensue are a pointer to the fact that homework is not fun. But does it have to be this way? No, it doesn’t. Perhaps if it were made fun (while still educational of course) there wouldn’t be much fuss! Here are five suggestions to make homework fun your kidsReahttps://9ijakids.com/five-ways-to-make-homework-fun-for-kids/d more
Just one more week and School will be out. Perhaps its about that time of the year again when kids sing Mummy I’m bored to your hearing. Why not keep your kiddos busy while they enjoy every moment of this holiday? Here are just a few suggestions of fun things to do during the holidays!Read morehttps://9ijakids.com/?p=13663
“An early understanding of financial concepts accounts for the wealth gap between the affluent and those with low incomes”.
Now that I am older and wiser, I wish my parents had taught me certain things about money. It would have made a whole lot of difference and made the roads to “riches” a less bumpy ride.Reahttps://9ijakids.com/6-things-i-wish-i-knew-about-money-when-i-was-younger/d more
My 8-year-old can be really “forgetful”. I seem to have to always remind him to flush after using the toilet. If you send him on an errand from the sitting room to the bedroom, he will most likely come back empty handed. I have lost count of all the things he “forgets”. I guess what is most worrying is “forgetting” what he has learnt in school.https://9ijakids.com/?p=13514Read more