The Innovative Dad

A psychologist’s blog about raising and educating children through the lens innovation.

Using Disruption to Improve Your Parenting

Using Disruption to Improve Your Parenting

If you are anything like me, you hate disruption. As parents, we rely on routine and structure to keep our families as smoothly functioning as possible. Disruption to routines, whether planned or unplanned, creates stress, headaches, and pain. It is, therefore,...

Proofreading Your Work

Proofreading Your Work

Perhaps one of the most important skills that kids can learn is how to proofread their own work. It's more than just looking over it and seeing if you answered all the questions. It's a skill that requires us as parents to continually reinforce the benefits and needs...

Expert Tips on the Power of Preschool

Expert Tips on the Power of Preschool

Preschool isn't just about circle time and making pretty pictures for your parents for the upcoming holiday. It offers plenty of benefits to help give children opportunities for growth, not just academically, but in all areas of development. Enrolling a child in...

Math All Around Us

Math All Around Us

Math seems to be an area that most parents are particularly challenged by. Changes in how math is taught coupled with our own negative experiences with math, make us reluctant to engage our kids with math in the same way that we do with reading. Yet, we can push past...

Making Gratitude a Habit

Making Gratitude a Habit

We all want our kids to be thankful for things, but it can be a struggle to get them to show some gratitude even just occasionally. The challenge is modeling it for them and setting the stage to make gratitude a habit. https://youtu.be/GtYgHQ4yfL4

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