Taken together, all of these studies suggest that the path to a life of meaning and significance isn’t to “live in the present” as so many spiritual gurus have advised. It is to integrate our perspectives on time into a coherent whole, one that helps us comprehend who we are and why we’re here.
Chick Moorman, an inspirational speaker with over 40 years experience as an educator and parent divided this book into 11 chapters. Each chapter deals with the many ways a parent can address a situation such that it builds the child’s self esteem, gives the child a feeling of responsibility, equips the child with problem solving […]
In this book, Umm Muhemmed gives a beautiful peek into the family life of a mother who sacrificed her own career pursuit by taking a break, in order to focus on Quran memorization of her two children and herself. Ibrahim, a typical five year old boy who is also imaginative, active, and curious, embarks on […]
From disciplining toddlers to teens, Grandma Jeddah shares her wise advice and tips for Muslim parents in her e-book Discipline Without Disrespecting. A mother of 11 children, grandmother of 13, and over 30 years of teaching in Al Madinah School in Los Angeles, Grandma Jeddah has years of experience with children. In this e-book, she […]
The book is divided into three parts. The first part talks about how play has degenerated in today’s modern world, and how our society has succumbed to technology’s ‘toys’ thereby abandoning the natural environment that is our worldly playground. The second part expounds on the role of play in learning and development, and in the […]
One theory for why brain differences are so common among human being as a species is described by David Dobbs in his article ” The Science of Success” in The Atlantic. Dobb summarizes the work of child psychiatrist Tom Boyce, who coined a “dandelion and orchid” theory of human behavior. Boyce’s research suggests that, neurologically speaking, there are two sorts of people – “dandelions,” who flourish in any environment, and “orchids”, who have much narrower requirements. While orchids are much more difficult to grow, when they thrive, they do so beautifully and far more extraordinary results.
First of all, learning disabilities don’t mean that someone is stupid or has mental retardation. Hopefully, I made myself clear on this point, but rest assured: This point is important, and I state it over and over in the book. Perhaps, it will sink in. Second, there are many types of learning disabilities. There is dyslexia, dysnomia, dyscalculia, and a host of others, which I discuss in great length. You need to know what kind of learning disability you child has before you can help him or her.
A great book full of scientific explanations to back up 12 key strategies in nurturing a child’s emotional intelligence through understanding the two hemispheres of the brain. The authors simplify the strategies so parents can use the proposed lingo with their children according to their age level. Genre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, PsychologySubjects: Neuroscience