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The Secrets to Raising a Smarter Child
- By Inderbir Sandhu, Ph.D


~ B R A I N Y - Z I N E ~

" Learn How to Nurture A Smarter Kid "

Volume #10   Issue #09

ISSN: 0219-7642    Octorber 16, 2011

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More often, two divergent issues relate to giftedness in children. Some parents feel that they should try hard to nurture the quality of giftedness and they seek the help of professional to find new methods that enhance the giftedness. On the other hand, other parents believe that the giftedness in their children is the god's greatest gift and they must leave their children alone to nurture their giftedness.

The debate on these two beliefs can go on forever. However, what one should do about the gifted children? Should they nurture it to reach its maximum potential? Experts believe that parents should give special focus and concentration for their gifted children, because of their unique, yet lop sided learning abilities. Parents should try hard to nurse their gifted children to reach their full potential. Have a great day.

Thought for today:
"If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere." - Frank A. Clark

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Feature Articles

How to Raise an Appreciative Child?
How do you feel, when your small child says "thank you", when someone gifts a toy? People always like children, who are cooperative, helpful, appreciative and thankful to others. Parents could train their children to learn the art of appreciation, by understanding the real meaning of that word.

How to Raise an Appreciative Child - Parent's Tips
Children take a long time to learn the art of appreciation and thankfulness. Fortunately, parents can use several methods to raise their young children to demonstrate a deeply appreciative character.

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Let's Be Thankful
By Hallinan P.K

With rhyming verses and brightly colored illustrations, P.K. Hallinan gently shows youngsters how to be thankful for all the blessings in their lives. Hallinan's simple approach will help teach children to be thankful for small things and big things and everyday things. This is the perfect book for introducing and reinforcing the practice of gratitude. For ages 4-8.

P. K. Hallinan has been writing and illustrating books for children for more than 35 years. He writes inspirational stories about holidays, relationships, and life values. In addition to being a prolific author and illustrator, P. K. is an ordained minister and a well-known school speaker. With colorful illustrations and charming verse, this book acknowledges people, animals, and activities that bring joy to a child's life.


Feeling Thankful
By Shelley Rotner

PreSchool-K-This concise concept book invites young children to explore the things they are thankful for in their lives. The sentences are short, easy to read, and easy to understand. The language invokes a sense of joy associated with gratitude. Children will relate to the bright colors, the scenery, and the idea of being "thankful for me."

The many colorful photos of children, adults, and nature, combined with the text, contribute to the overall effectiveness of this title, which will be useful as a springboard for extended discussions at home and at school. Overall, an appealing selection. This simple photo-essay encourages young children to think about the many things they have to be thankful for.


Latest Brainy News

Fish Oil Pills Don't Make Kids Smarter
Fox News Sep 30, 2011

Despite some evidence that taking fish-oil pills during pregnancy can help children's brain development, a new study suggests that the supplements make no difference in measures of intellect when the kids are six years old.

Older fathers linked to low IQ
Google Oct 03, 2011

Older fathers are the chief source of faulty genes linked to intellectual disability, a study has found. The mental problem, characterized by low IQ, is associated with chromosomal abnormalities caused by missing, repeated or reshuffled DNA sequences.

Boosting your tot's brainpower is child's play
Highland News Oct 06, 2011

MOST people have fond memories of singing nursery rhymes, playing games or reading favorite books from childhood, but many are unaware that these fun moments of parent and child interaction played an important role in making us who we are today.

Breastfed babies are smarter and get a better chance in life
The Guardian Oct 09, 2011

Encouraging disadvantaged mothers to breastfeed should be a key part of the government's plan for improving social mobility, according to leading academics and health experts.

Music Training Enhances Children's Verbal Intelligence
Miller Oct 04, 2011

A just-published study from Canada suggests that early music education stimulates a child's brain, leading to improved performance in an entirely different arena - verbal intelligence.

Gifted children: What does it mean, and what should you do?
The Independent Oct 11, 2011

WHILE there are many preconceptions and misconceptions about gifted children and their behavior, they are, in Professor Joan Freeman's opinion, " normal children, apart from what they're good at".

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