Category Archives: Parenting

What Children’s Play is Not

The word ”play” gets batted around a lot in conversations about children’s learning and development needs, but sometimes different people are holding different notions of what the word ”play” actually means.  In this two-part blog post, I want to help … Continue reading

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Multiple Intelligences Presentation in Venetian Room at Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco

On Wednesday, I spoke to 45 pediatricians from the Philippines who were in San Francisco on a trip sponsored by Wyeth Philippines, Inc.  The event was held at the famed Fairmont Hotel, on Nob Hill in San Francisco, which has … Continue reading

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Teacher Workshop and Parent Talk on Multiple Intelligences in Pompano Beach, Florida

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with the teachers and parents of Somerset Pines Charter School, in Pompano Beach, Florida.  Somerset Pines Charter is just beginning to integrate multiple intelligences into all the other wonderful things they’re doing for … Continue reading

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ADHD Drugs May Increase Risk of Heart Problems in Kids

A new report reveals that ADHD drugs like Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta, may cause significant heart difficulties in some children.  The study, which appeared in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, followed 714,000 children in Denmark, born from 1990 to … Continue reading

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In Singapore This Week for Presentations on Multiple Intelligences

I’m in Singapore this week to do five presentations on multiple intelligences sponsored by Wyeth Nutrition.  On March 20, I spoke in the afternoon to 40 health care professionals at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore (click here … Continue reading

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