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We’re moving abroad – should we take the children or leave them at boarding school? Prior to becoming a Head, my experience as a boarding housemaster and as a manager of boarding houses has given me a first-hand understanding of the trials and tribulations of this conundrum. Leaving your child at a boarding school is...
Reading To Kids Does Good to Their Brains Biologically, Research Finds The number of books a child has available in their home is strongly linked to their academic success in school. Specifically, studies show the more books in the home, the better those children do in school. It made a lot of sense to me...
Solid Advice On Achieving A High Standard Of Personal Growth Trying to grow through personal development may seem like a daunting task. The trick towards effective personal development is to discover the methods that work for you. All individuals are unique, and different things work for different people. There are always tips, like these, that...
6 Benefits of Music Lessons Learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction. Between soccer and scouts, your school-age kid’s schedule is loaded with fun activities. If you’re on the fence about adding music classes to the list, take note of the...
Help Your Child Learn Through Creativity During his first year of preschool, my 3-year-old spent every morning drawing. While the other kids were doing seemingly academic activities like tracing letters and singing counting songs, my son stuck with colored pencils. Fast-forward one year later; my son has branched out — way out! He completes puzzles,...
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