The New York Times, Pamela Paul, wrote an article about the benefits of picture books for all generations. In her article, she makes a point that picture books in their mere essence are pictures that tell a story the same as Instagram and TikTok. Pamela talks about how letting your children read picture books for a longer period of time helps develop their visual skills needed for the visual world we live in today.
The New York Times adolescences columnist and psychologist, Lisa Damour, talks about how to empathize with your teen during COVID. Your teen may want to go out and have friends whose life seemingly hasn’t changed. This can be a difficult situation to be in as a parent but you can help your teen through it all.
The New York Times, Sharon Holbrook, wrote an article on how giving children different tasks such as doing the dishes, ordering take-out, helping dye their mom’s hair, etc. can help with self-efficacy; children can gain confidence and gain motivation to do new tasks!
Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate it than making your own Shamrock Shake? Here is a recipe from Allrecipes.com. It is simple with only four ingredients and taking 10 minutes to make. Enjoy your treat and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!