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Sunday, February 17, 2019

A Teachers Perspective

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...

How To 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

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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...

How To 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...

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...

What Are Learning Disabilities?

How Do I Know My Child Has a Learning Disability? Kids with a learning problem might answer "yes" to many of these questions: Do you struggle in school? Do you think you should be doing better than you are in school? Is reading harder for you than it should be? Does your head think one...

How To Deal With School Bullies?

Bullies can make our lives difficult at any age even when you’re an adult—but you don’t have to sit by and take undeserved punishment from someone bigger, louder, or meaner than you. Here are a few approaches you can take. The first option is to ignore the bully. They’re attempting to upset you in an effort to...

5 Consequences for Bad Behavior

Steering kids away from behavior problems and toward making better choices in the future. Remember to balance consequences with incentives, or rewards.  Just as there should be consequences for bad behavior, there should also be a list of rewards for good or improved behavior. What to Put on a Consequences List No play dates with friends. School-age kids are developing...
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