Building Self-Confidence Starts At Home

Ask any parent what he wants most for his child, and the answer you’ll mostly get is, “I want my child to be happy and successful.” A big part of happiness and success is self-confidence, which is one’s belief in himself and his abilities. There are a number of environments, people, and ways that can influence how your child develops confidence. But one

Empowering Children with Resiliency

Raising children is really a tough role for parents to portray. But raising resilient children is definitely a different story and a more difficult one. Like any value, resiliency is not developed overnight. At most, parents play vital roles in inculcating this trait in children. How do we set apart children armed with resiliency from the crowd? Resilient children possess high self-worth and

The Power of Praise

Actions speak louder than words. But according to child psychologists, children—especially the younger ones—need great doses of verbal praise to be reminded that they are appreciated and loved. Praising our children shows that we are pleased with their efforts, not just their accomplishments. As we affirm them for their good work, we let them feel a sense of pride, joy, and confidence. Sincere

Time Management 101

Teaching time management to your kids is not as easy as 1-2-3. It takes practice, discipline, and a lot of motivation from both the parent and the child. However, time management can be easily implemented if you have the right tools. With the numerous activities that your child has going on in Kumon and in school, here are just some tools and tips

Motivation to Love Reading

With the age of technology and the rise of the use of gadgets, reading is probably no longer the most popular or loved activity to do to pass the time. Kids these days prefer playing online games and interacting on social media over reading books. As parents, you know how valuable reading is, specifically developing a love for reading. Your child gains comprehension

Why Repeat?

“This worksheet/topic again? Why do I have to do this again?” Your child asks you these questions almost every day, and you answer by saying “because you have to” just so there will be no more questions asked. You notice how he shows disbelief over solving the same problems and trying to understand the same topic. Also, you begin to see how he