Help your child overcome shyness

We’ve found following article  by John Malouff  to be really informative and practical. Anyone with children who are a little shy or even those with kids that experience severe anxiety will greatly benefit from this read, enjoy! About the author: John Malouff, Ph.D., J.D. The information and suggestions in this document are based on my…

The War on Homework

This article will, hopefully, shed some light on why homework is necessary and provide you with some tools to motivate your kids to knuckle-down and get the job done, without threats or bribes. Sometimes kids, especially kids with attention issues or a learning disability, struggle with or just refuse to do homework. Homework is supposed…

Why you should read to your child

At Au Pair Link we encourage our au pairs to read to children here’s why… Academic excellence. One of the primary benefits of reading to toddlers and preschoolers is a higher aptitude for learning in general. Numerous studies have shown that students who are exposed to reading before preschool are more likely to do well…