My son loves "The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein. And I also remember it being a favorite of mine as a kid. I vaguely remember it from childhood as having some mildly sad themes, and most people ...
My friend recently shared this experience, and I thought it would be a good question for our site: So, [my son] got in trouble in school today. It seems that the kids were lined up in the ...
My 10-year old boy recently told me that he likes the Cinderella fairy tale. Some fairy tales including this one, have several layers of meaning and sometimes they guide people's life decisions. ...
There was a similar question to this one on moms4mom.com but I had trouble finding it earlier. My husband and I were raised Catholic, but neither of us believe any more. We have two daughters, and ...
I'm not a parent and I haven't done as much research as anyone on this website. This question is motivated by looking at many of my friends. Sometimes, I find that one sibling is a high achiever, ...
While on vacation my family and I were at a store and my 4 year old daughter had picked up a toy and placed it on the checkout belt. At this time we did not notice the toy and proceeded to checkout ...
How should one respond to a younger sibling asking for your help to cheat? Lets say a high school exam. How responsible is an older sibling for the younger sibling's decision to cheat? Where would ...
How can I teach my children to intervene in situations where they can help, without risking becoming busybodies, know-it-alls, etc
I'd like to teach both my kids to be the kind of people who will willingly insert themselves into situations where they can do some good. I hope to raise them to take pride in their ability to speak ...
I'm not talking about discussions of how different cultures have different traditions, and holidays, etc. I'm more interested in the idea of white, black or Asian people, which are obviously highly ...
I've been reading many things about educating morality into a child. This question is great but does not deal with the age issue. My question is, at what age are children generally most active in ...