Archive for September, 2015

Family Night

Incorporating a family night into your week can help relieve pressure stemming from busy, demanding days and strengthen everyone’s relationships. The evening can include a ban on screens for adults and children, a fun group
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Meltdowns

Here are a few things to remember when and if your child has a meltdown. 1. Most children have meltdowns, not just yours. 2. Meltdowns usually spring from multiple causes that have built up over
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Homework

This month I asked parents and children to share their thoughts about homework. Here’s a summary of what they said: WHATS USEFUL ABOUT HOMEWORK? PARENTS It is a good way to know how your child
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Back To School

I interviewed parents and children over the Labor Day weekend and here is a summary of their thoughts about heading back to school FROM THE PARENTS What’s good: It’s great to have relaxed time together
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Some Ideas to Help the Transition to School Go Well

The transition from summer to school can be challenging for parents and children. Here are a few things to keep in mind that can help: 1. Try to be especially organized the first few weeks,
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