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" Learn How to Nurture A Smarter Kid "
Volume #2 Issue #5
ISSN: 0219-7642 Dec 12, 2003
Andrew Loh, Publisher, email@example.com
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WHAT'S IN THE NEXT ISSUE
With the Christmas Holiday approaching, I begin to hear the
insistent beat of reindeer hooves on my roof.... OK, just kidding.
In this busy holiday season, your email inbox (not to mention your
plate) will be overflowing. So, I have decided to give you a break,
while also giving myself a break as a publisher. Therefore, this issue will be the
last issue of the year 2003 (i.e. no issue on Dec 26). I'll be back on the regular publishing
schedule next year!
If you want to donate to a very good
cause this Christmas, I would suggest you to take a serious
look at "The 3rd Annual Internet Toy Drive". They
haven't nearly as many toys as they need for all of the children
participating, so please see how you can help at Internet
Toy Drive. Alternatively, you can choose to help the Orphans at Aid
Have a great holiday!
Publisher & Editor, BrainyZine
andrew @ brainy-child.com
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Raising Emotionally Intelligent Sons
Men generally haven't received the training in "emotional
intelligence" that women have. They have a harder time
identifying their own feelings, as well as the feelings of
others. They have been trained from an early age to learn that
being tough is more important than showing feelings.
When you employ the old school of raising tough and independent
boys, you damage boys' ability to feel closely connected to
others and their ability to have awareness of their own feelings.
Boys learn to "swallow" feelings of inadequacy or weakness.... Read more here
10 Tips for Supporting Your Toddler's Emotional Development
Find out the ten tips written by Dr. Clare Albright, Psychologist
and Parenting Coach to support your toddler's emotional development.
Don't know what to buy for your kids this Christmas?
for all the Christmas toys that help your kids to learn while they play.
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards
By Dr. Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
Average Customer Review - 5 Stars
Parents are told that we have the power to make our children smarter by playing certain music,
or buying specific toys, or signing them up for special activities. Unfortunately, in our quest
to help our kids be successful, we are running ourselves - and our kids - ragged.
Psychologist Kathy Hirsh-Pasek has some good news for exhausted parents: allowing your kids free
time to play may be the best thing you'll ever do for them. With Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, she
has written a book called, "Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How our Children REALLY Learn - And
Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less."
Breakfasts Slow Child Brains
BBC News Aug 21, 2003
Children who miss proper breakfasts in favor of sugary snacks end up
with the reaction times of pensioners, say researchers.
Anxiety Affects Baby's Brain
Anxiety during pregnancy can double a mother's risk of having a
hyperactive child, research suggests. A study indicated that women
who were very anxious in the last three months of pregnancy had
children with more behavioral problems. Read
'takes more brainpower'
BBC News Jun 30, 2003
If you want your child to make full use of both sides of their
brain, get them to learn Chinese language!
Next issue, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no television whatsoever for children under
2 because ....
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