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What to do if your kids cant make friends

Throughout our evolutionary history, the ability to make friends has been a crucial survival skill. Here are some research-based tips to help kids make friends. Teach kids how to converse in a polite way Kids improve their status with peers after they’ve been trained in “active listening" (e.g., Bierman 1986). An active listener is someone who...

Help Your Kids Stay Safe at School

Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure your child stays safe at school. No Protection For My Child  WATCH OUR VIDEO   Take Action: At least once a week, use dinnertime to ask questions about your child’s day. What do you enjoy learning? Which class do you wish you didn’t have to take? What’s one thing you’re...

After-School Restraint Collapse

school restraint collapse happens
Why after-school restraint collapse happens At school, “Kids do what they need to in order to ‘be good’ or keep the peace,” “After they’ve done that all day, they get to the point where they just don’t have the energy to keep this restraint, and it feels like a big bubble that needs to burst.” Some...

Social Media and School Violence

How do you guide your kids to use Social Media in a positive way? Here are some tips 1. Make Time to Talk Parents need to make the time to have meaningful conversations with their kids about the events, and to reassure them that they are safe. Look for signs that your child wants to talk, like hanging...

Make Your Teenager Independent

Do you want to ensure your teen grows up to become an independent adult? How To Help A Teen Become Independent? Here are a few pointers that can help maintain the relationship between independence and safety, 1. Understand He Is Not A Child Anymore As a parent, you may feel your teenager is still a child, but that...

Birthday Party Ideas For Teens

Party Ideas
A lot of research and planning goes into organizing a birthday party that is fun for teens. We give you a list of the top birthday ideas and party games for teens! 1. Knight’s Tale Knight’s Tale is a role playing game that takes the tweens back into the medieval times. Number Of Players – 10 or more You Will...

Learning Activities For Toddlers

Encouragement
With an attention span that is so short, how do we teach toddlers anything at all?  Here we have compiled a list of toddler learning activities  that are so much fun, your toddler will be more than up for them. 1.Theme The Day Select a letter of the day, say P. Let the whole day have little activities...

Successful Brain Exercises For Kids

Exercises For Kids
Intelligence does go a long way in promoting your kid’s mental development. Successful and lovely brain exercises for kids. Cross Crawls: The exercise helps release excess stress in kids, and they can effectively concentrate on their studies. Your kid needs to move his left arm to the right leg, and then switch sides. The slow lateral...

Why has my child lack of motivation

Your child does not seem interested in doing anything, it lacks motivation Be it schoolwork, art or music practice or even playing, he refuses to participate. Motivating kids is not easy, especially if they are lazy and tend to find an excuse for not doing anything. When your son or daughter is unmotivated, here is how...

Children with disrespect and backtalk

Signs And Symptoms When your three-year-old daughter talks back to you, it may seem funny and adorable. But when your seven-year-old girl shouts out a ‘no’ every time you tell her to do something, it can get on your nerves. If not handled properly, backtalk can lead to arguments between parents and children. So what do you...
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