Recently my daughter’s school sent out a message reminding parents that any changes in school pickups must be made in writing. Part of the reason for such a reminder mid-year is because of an incident in which a stranger attempted to pick up a child at the school. But it is not only up to […]
The good news is that even if you’re making all three of these mistakes, you’re probably doing a lot of things right to encourage young readers. Avoid these 3 Mistakes Parents Make with Young Readers and give yourself a well deserved A plus.
Recently a friend asked me about talking to teens about dying. After having to deal with this issue myself with my teens after their beloved grandmother was diagnosed with leukemia, she hoped that I had some ideas that could help her family deal with a life threatening illness that was leaving a family member with only months […]
We recently encountered our first “cheating” experience with our middle child. She’s in the first grade and while she knows she shouldn’t write down answers that other people write down, she didn’t think that giving her friends help in the form of homework or test answers was cheating. Now was the time to have the “cheaters never […]
Is it Time for a Self-Help Skills Inventory? Raising independent, self-sufficient children should be a goal for all caregivers. It’s important to take a self-help skills inventory often. Ask yourself, what am I doing for my children that they could be doing for themselves? What could they learn to do with a little more guidance […]
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Register for a Free Autism Awareness Ambassador Kit Scroll down to the ‘Sign Up’ section on the site to register as a Autism Awareness Ambassadors. You’ll receive a free kit of information, a guide to setting up your own activities and other great ideas. All Ambassadors receive a free “Autism Awareness Poster” and bookmark with […]
Most spelling practice is very boring (for the kids and the parents). For those who aren’t innately good spellers, spelling tests are very stressful. Make practicing words at home or in the classroom fun by using a variety of mediums and games. Use your child’s interests and learning styles to choose ideas. These ideas will […]
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