Honolulu Family - December 2011

Good Reads: December 2011

Llama Llama Holiday Drama, by Anna DewdneyHorrible Harry and the Holidaze, by Suzy KlineEarth-friendly Crafts: Clever Ways to Reuse Every Day, by Kathy RossBoredom Blasters: Brain Bogglers, Awesome Activities, Cool Comics, Tasty Treats and More, by Helaine BeckerJoy to the…

The Makings of a Genius Child

by Dr. Dennis Garlick Albert Einstein, Mozart, Frank Lloyd Wright, Steven Spielberg, Bill Gates. You don't have to be a genius to know what these famous names have in common.Many parents want their children to be geniuses, but what determines…

Three Steps to Discipline with Love

By Asad Ghiasuddin, M.D., Kapiolani Child Psychiatrist  Three Steps to Discipline with Love For many of us, the word “discipline” brings to mind punishment and tears. But discipline is really about teaching your child right and wrong, experts say. If…

Build a Family Nest Egg of Gold and Silver

Many parents dream of putting away something for their kids' college years and their own retirement, but, in these uncertain economic times, what constitutes a reliable investment? Where should the family build its nest egg?Kathleen Boucher, independent business owner of…

Sacred Hearts Academy Focuses on Digital Engineering

Sacred Hearts Academy Focuses on Digital Engineering RoboticsFIRST, which stands for, “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” is the “varsity sport for the mind.”  Sacred Hearts Academy Lancer Robotics, established in 2007, expands upon the school's mission of…

Math Power

Betty White Raising financially fit children requires parental involvement. Encourage girls and boys to learn math skills and prepare for life by teaching money management, beginning as early as preschool.  Make math a part of daily life. Use counting, graphing…