Conquer Back-to-School Anxiety

When you see your child in agony, you instinctively want to alleviate the discomfort. It’s very tough to know what to say in a situation like this. You may say something like… You’ll rapidly make new acquaintances. Give it some time and you’ll get used to it. Or there’s always the tried-and-true — everything will be OK. You care about […]

Help Your Child With School Challenges

At school, Henry had a bad day. He walks in, slams his suitcase on the floor, and starts telling you about what occurred. “In my class, there’s a new boy…and he was seated right next to me beside the teacher! During algebra, the new boy stole my pencil, hit my arm 100 times, and was swearing at another kid!” You […]

Tips To Make The First Day Of Preschool Exciting

The first day of preschool is thrilling, but it may also be stressful for young children. This post will provide you with six suggestions for assisting your child with separation anxiety (see strange situation) on this special day. First Day Of Preschool o You’ve done your homework, visited all the preschools in your region, talked to a lot of parents, […]

Pressuring Kids To Get Good Grades Can Be Harmful

How pressuring kids to get good grades can be a negative experience and can actually be harmful in their development. The goal of our school careers is good grades and staying out of trouble..right? Unfortunately, if we put a lot of pressure on kids to get good grades they can interpret that as a lot of pressure that can hinder […]

How to Help Young Kids Resist Peer Pressure

How to help young kids resist peer pressure and make powerful positive choices when faced with difficult situations. By the time a child turns 7, they start to care more about what others think about them. They start to care less about what their parents and other adults think about them and this can interfere with how well they perform […]

Cyberbullying on Google Docs – Keeping Our Kids Safe On The Internet

How kids are using google docs for cyberbullying. With many education practices being held online, students have found ways to cyberbully their classmates using Google Docs. Find out how to keep your child safe on google docs. Technology is changing and we need to be sure to be up and involved in our kids internet habits to keep them safe […]

8 Easy Ways To Battle The “I Can’t Do It” Attitude

How to respond to your child when they say “I Can’t Do It” and then they do not try to do the task they need/want to be accomplished. All children eventually come to the “I Can’t Do It” phase of their lives, and it’s a tough one to combat. As a parent you want to encourage your child to finish […]

Struggle Free Homework Tips For Parents

Do you ever dread homework time with your child?  When I was growing up, homework time ended in screaming, fighting and so much stress.  I promised myself that when my children have homework, I would do everything in my power to make the homework experience as positive and uplifting as possible.  The biggest challenge about homework is getting started and […]