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Anyone who’s worked with young children has likely heard of the Montessori education philosophy. It’s one of the most well known child development philosophies in the world, and it’s practiced by countless daycares, preschools, parents, and nannies. But what does it...read more
When we were children in school, we had fire drills and prepared earthquake survival kits to make sure we were ready for an emergency. But as grown adults with our own houses and families, a lot of us find ourselves too busy to think about what we’d do in a real...read more
Everyone gets those “first day jitters” when starting a new job. You just want it to go as perfectly as possible, make a good impression, and learn as much as you can without overwhelming yourself, right? Well here are some ways you can ensure all of the above make...read more
If you haven’t started planning for retirement, you certainly aren’t alone. Around one in three Americans have fewer than $5,000 saved for retirement, according to Northwestern Mutual's 2018 Planning & Progress Study. On top of that, a full 78 percent of Americans...read more
Being on the receiving end of constructive criticism can feel daunting. After all, you’re eager to perform well and build a solid relationship with your employers and their children – getting feedback from them can feel intimidating. But here’s why it’s important....read more
“If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” Sure, this may seem unrealistic for a lot of avenues in life, but when it comes to discussing past employers – especially to a potential employer – this should be a rule of thumb. Here’s why. Your Feelings...read more
We’re all intimately familiar with what “timeout” means, and not in terms of sports. The popular parenting method was first coined in the 1950s, and has been a staple in family homes ever since. But with the rise of attachment parenting and more psychological...read more