Monthly Archives: August 2011

What makes some children give up in the face of failure while others keep going?

Prepare your child for a successful school year by starting with the following tips children can perform: Set daily goals that require “small steps”. Instead of saying I want to do…, say I will… Keep a daily diary of successes. … Continue reading

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How do parental attitudes affect children’s attitudes?

It’s a new school year! What is your child’s attitude towards school? Positive children are the result of confident parenting skills.  These skills are learned, practiced and shared.  Here are a few tips to prepare for a productive school year. Children need: Companionship time with parents and family members to form … Continue reading

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Back to School: Segment #2

While new clothes and school supplies are important, parents need to ask themselves the following questions: Is my child mentally prepared for the upcoming school year? Is my child prepared with a game plan that spells success? (Or do I … Continue reading

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Back to School Segment, #1

It is time to engage your child in conversation about the new school year. Begin with reminding your child of the positive experiences and successes that were previously achieved. Brainstorm with your child some ways this new school year can become even better. … Continue reading

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