The children at Alpha Cottage orphanage in near Harare, Zimbabwe, have a song they sing for visitors: "We want to thank you, thank you! We want to thank you, thank you! We want to thank you for the rest of
Information books can offer young readers a smorgasbord of delights. Here is a mixed bag of topics well presented.
Frieda Wishinsky and Elizabeth MacLeod give us Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Weird Stuff You Didn’t Know About
One of the magical qualities of September, is the opportunity it provides students to experience a "fresh start"—a chance to wipe away any past failures or misgivings and begin again. However, not everyone takes advantage of thi
Someone much wiser than I often tells me that one of the most important aspects of being a parents is taking time for our own relationships. Since that “someone” is my mother-in-law, I'm actually allowed – in very specific situations
Remarkable children are fascinating. In the following stories we meet children, some from real life, some fictional, who not only achieve more than the average person, but also seem able to endure more hardships.
The notion of visiting friends and family is attractive – particularly when you have young children. After all, everyone wants to reconnect, people want to get to know the children and be part of their lives, and there are many
Let word of your toddler's new-found fascination with his potty make the rounds at the next family get-together and you're bound to find yourself on the receiving end of a lot of potty-centric trivia and advice: which members of the