A home-based after school program

A home-based after school program
So, your son's school does not offer any extracurricular activities. You are worried of depriving your child of all that extra knowledge and fun. What should you do? After school activities need not be taught in a school-like environment by professional teachers in a structured and timely manner. There is a lot YOU can do to support your child's academic, physical and social development. Do not be too concerned about formal programs, as many of our children are already

After school safety – tips and reminders

After school safety – tips and reminders
When parents send their children for after school programs, they take it for granted that the child is safe. But since the number of children participating in these activities has increased, it is necessary to look into safety issues. Children are vulnerable when they are outside the classes. While going or returning, they should know the safest route to take. Many kids hang out with their friends just after these classes. Find out 'danger zones' from your neighbors and

Makeup Boxes

Makeup Boxes
Makeup boxes are synonyms to women. Where there is a woman there is a makeup box. If you come across some beautiful box or container seeming like a makeup kit / box, unclaimed, it is guaranteed that the first question will come in your mind be, where is the woman, the real owner of this makeup kit. But sorry, you will never find a makeup kit unclaimed. If there is a makeup kit, then it definitely belongs to some

After school program – recreational vs. educational

After school program – recreational vs. educational
So, your child is beginning to get restless and make you restless. He has got more time than is good for him, and you are now considering after school programs - anything that will keep him busy for a few life-saving hours! Most after school activities can be broadly classified into three - recreational, educational and society-oriented. The last bit usually comes in when your child is already a bit grown up and can voice his own interests. Educational

6 Keys to Selecting The Right Golf School

6 Keys to Selecting The Right Golf School
There are many criteria to selecting the school that is worthy of the investment, and this is not an exhaustive list. However, consider these to get you focused on what is important to you. Key #1) Golfing style As with any topic or subject matter to learn, golf can be played in many styles. Most of them based on your personality and skill level. Some play aggressively, others, like me, more conservatively. But ultimately you have to choose a

Successful after school programs

Successful after school programs
What marks a successful after school program? What are the things that you should look for when enrolling your child into one such program? Other than the obvious advantage of learning something new, successful programs incorporate many things that help the development of the child. Development of social skills is one of the more important objectives of a good after school program. In a recent survey, parents indicated that while they do want their children to respect others, they

3 Sure Fire Ways to Generate More Power off the Tee

3 Sure Fire Ways to Generate More Power off the Tee
Power can be elusive to golfers. Is true power generated through technique, strength or something more? Every golfer wants more power, more distance, more consistency. Here are 3 ways to generate the kind of power you have only dreamed of…until now. 1. Spinal Rotation. Every time you swing the golf club, you rotate around your spine. So, what does this have to do with power? Power is generated every time you stabilize your hips to make a full backswing

Recreational after school programs

Recreational after school programs
After school programs can be divided into 3 broad categories: academic, recreational and social. Balanced development takes place when there is compatibility between the physical, mental as well as the educational achievements of the child.As the name suggests recreational after school programs are based on a sport or recreation. Some of the more common physical activities include football, swimming and basketball.Some clubs offer programs like gymnastics, trekking and hiking. In this case, youngsters are often given a short class

Sibling Rivalry: How Brothers and Sisters can Cope with Autistic Family Members

Sibling Rivalry: How Brothers and Sisters can Cope with Autistic Family Members
When a family member is diagnosed with autism, there is a vast amount of information teaching parents how to cope with an autistic child, and there is also information for parents about dealing with an autistic child's different behaviors. However, there are fewer learning tools for those who have an autistic sibling, even though this is a very stressful situation for brothers and sisters of an autistic child. The following tips can help children cope with an autistic sibling.

My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…

My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…
Discovering your child has autism may be a distressing ordeal, and unfortunately, time is of the essence. As a parent, you do not have the time to consider why or how this happened, only what to do next. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone in your struggle. By researching the disorder and finding others going through similar situations, you can help you child while still dealing with your own emotional response. Join a

My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…

My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…
Discovering your child has autism may be a distressing ordeal, and unfortunately, time is of the essence. As a parent, you do not have the time to consider why or how this happened, only what to do next. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone in your struggle. By researching the disorder and finding others going through similar situations, you can help you child while still dealing with your own emotional response. Join a

How to Cope as a Parent of an Autistic Child

How to Cope as a Parent of an Autistic Child
Having an Autistic child can be very hard, and rewarding at the same time. Some days will go according to plan, and others will make you want to climb back in bed. You will need a way to cope to stay strong for you child. Here are some ways of coping when you have a child with Autism. Support Group Find a local support group in your area for parents with Autistic children. They will understand what you are

Doctors and Diagnosing Autism

Doctors and Diagnosing Autism
When a doctor first suggests that your child has autism, your immediate reaction might be disbelief and the urge to seek a second, third, or even fourth opinion. Because autism is so different in every child, it is a tricky disorder to diagnose. However, there are a few key ways in which doctors can efficiently identify autism in children, and if your infant or toddler is showing any of these signs of autism, you should visit your pediatrician immediately

Autism and the School System

Autism and the School System
Autistic children will have special needs when it comes to schooling. Many children with Autism go to public school and do just fine with some special modifications. There are laws pertaining to kids with disabilities. Here are some of the things you will need to know about Autism and school. The Individuals With Disabilities Act The Individuals with Disabilities act was passed to make sure all children receive a free and appropriate public education that meets their needs. The

Make A Business Plan For Your Marriage & Post It On The Fridge

Make A Business Plan For Your Marriage & Post It On The Fridge
In working with companies to create business plans, I always start with a conversation about goal setting. How could you possibly create a business plan without a goal to achieve by working the plan? Clients are taught to create milestones to measure success along the way and they are held accountable for doing tasks to achieve each milestone. Tracking activities to reach the goals is critical. But before any of that can occur they have to dream. Step One:

Bored? Look at These Hobby Ideas!

Bored?  Look at These Hobby Ideas!
Have you ever played one too many computer game or watched one too many old rerun? You just can't get into another mystery and you just feel flat? Maybe you are suffering from boredom, that familiar accomaniment to our automated, precooked lifestyles. If so, you need to check out these hobby ideas. Hobbies have been found to be therapeutic as they relieve stress and get the mind active. In this article, you'll find hobby ideas for every sort of

From Basics To Mastery

From Basics To Mastery
For all of us, emotional intelligence encompasses five basic areas of mastery. They are: - Knowing your feelings and using them to make life decisions you can live with. - Being able to manage your emotional life without being hijacked by it -- not being paralyzed by depression or worry, or swept away by anger. - Persisting in the face of setbacks and channeling your impulses in order to pursue your goals. - Empathy -- reading other people's emotions

The Leadership Strategy: An Unmined Comstock Lode of Results

The Leadership Strategy: An Unmined Comstock Lode of Results
During the Second World War, Winston Churchill had a framed inscription on his desk that said, "It's not enough to say we are doing our best. We must succeed in doing what is necessary." The world demands results. Good intentions and promises are no use to it. And one of the best ways for any leader to get results is to employ a strategy, which is a plan, method or series of actions for obtaining a goal or specific

Simple Leadership Basics

Simple Leadership Basics
A great cloud of jargon, debate, and junk theory surrounds the idea of leadership, what it is, who does it, and how to do it well. But if you have just been promoted, and you're responsible for a group for the first time, there are only a few things you really need to know about leadership. When you get promoted and become responsible for the performance of a group you become a leader. But you don't undergo some magical

Leadership Development

Leadership Development
Leadership, what is it and what is the difference between being a manager and being a leader?. Definitions of leadership, there is not a single definition that everyone agrees on. Manfred Kets de Vries, a professor at INSEAD, says that leadership is a set of characteristics, behaviour patterns, personality attributes that makes certain individuals more effective in achieving a set goal or objective. Another way of describing leadership is to say that, to get the best out of people,