raising intelligent, creative and empowered tots
May 4, 2013 by kvalenti
Let me start with a little story. A while back, the Negotiator had an opportunity to run a zip line through a forest. The zip line...
Feb 24, 2013 by kvalenti
Some time back, I read an article about an exercise where students were asked to do a different creative thing for 100 days and to...
Jan 4, 2013 by kvalenti
Anger management. You say those words to yourself time and time again as you watch your child lose herself in the throes of the...
Nov 26, 2012 by kvalenti
In a fit of rage, your child did one (or more) of the following: hit you or another threw something at you or another said something...
Oct 29, 2012 by kvalenti
Over the past year and a half, I have written posts on a variety of topics. One topic in particular has consistently surfaced as...
May 14, 2012 by kvalenti
Sleep – that one-way ticket from the madness that is our day to the madness that is our night in slumber. Sure the nighttime...
Apr 9, 2012 by kvalenti
The Negotiator turns 8 on Saturday (!) and so this week, we are borrowing a lovely concept from his school to celebrate this...
Apr 2, 2012 by kvalenti
Spring Break is here and if you are looking for a great way to continue developing your children’s multiple intelligences and...
Jan 23, 2012 by kvalenti
Following on our discussion of parenting in a digital era, today we discuss courage as a key competency for the next generation. To...
Oct 24, 2011 by kvalenti
So you want to improve your child’s Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence? Well, I have 18 fun, engaging and crazy effective ways for...
Aug 18, 2011 by kvalenti
Over the summer I have been working with the Diva on learning the letters of the alphabet. The way letters are typically taught is...
Aug 16, 2011 by kvalenti
Following up on my earlier post about letting our children engage in dangerous play, today I want to talk about helping our children...
Aug 10, 2011 by kvalenti
I was recently speaking to some parents about our reactions when we watch our children engage in “dangerous” play. I tend...
Aug 9, 2011 by kvalenti
This is the continuation of series discussing strategies to help children learn how to learn. As I’ve noted before, learning is...
Jul 19, 2011 by kvalenti
I’ve talked about bullying before (for instance, here and here), mostly in the context of vulnerability. Bullying can be...
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