problem solving 

Private School Preppies Are Better Than You (At Least in Their Coping Skills), Study Says

Are prep school kids better problem solvers? Credit: Getty Images
"Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard and cynical...
Kids in private schools know how to solve problems, say Spanish researchers.

Want to Change Your Child's Classroom? Talk to the Teacher First

Your child might not like the teacher as much s the other kids, but is it time to move her to another classroom? Credit: Getty Images
"I don't want to be in this teacher's class this year." "I like my teacher from last year better -- why can't I...

Should I Choose a Name My Husband Hates?

I have loved the name Sloan since I heard it about three years ago and immediately knew that's what I would name my daughter. My husband has never liked the name. We have disagreed on it since. He has recently told me that if it is that important...

Knitting: good for idle hands and keeping the brain busy

Both of my older children have attended a Waldorf school where handwork is part of the required curriculum. Handwork involves everything from sewing to knitting. My son hates this class for the most part, but my daughter took to handwork, especially...

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