Too many parents ask “how smart is my kid?” when the real question should be, “how is my kid smart?” Every child is smart in his or her own way. Some children are physically agile while others are agile problem solvers. Some youngsters will recognize a variety of emotions before they will recognize the letters of the alphabet. As your child grows and changes, your role as a parent stays essentially the same: to help your child help themselves. I’m happy to offer you some useful information and tips to help you raise smart, kind, creative and self-reliant kids.