Mission statement: On this blog we explore why homeschooling can be a better option for children and families than a traditional classroom setting. We'll also explore homeschooling issues in general, educational thoughts, family issues, and some other random stuff.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Two very important traits to develop in our childre: Self Control and Creativity
---------- Most parents want the best for their children and hope they will be healthy, happy and smart individuals. And most parents wonder what they should do to make sure this happens. InBrain Rules for Baby, John Medina (author ofBrain Rules), provides a good summary of cognitive science findings that shed light on how a baby’s brain grows from 0 to 5. In this book you learn as much about factors inherent to a child that parents cannot control (the seeds) as about factors that parents can control (the soil). What follows is an excerpt from the “Smart Baby: Seeds” chapter in which John Medina describes the many “ingredients that make up the human intelligence stew”.