Monthly Archives: September 2011

How do peers affect a child’s attitude?

Being an educator, I have always communicated to my students and parents the importance of monitoring all friendships. Why? Friendships can either have a positive or a negative effect.  Peers can affect a child’s attitude on family values, relationships, school, … Continue reading

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How do parents identify and control common conflicts associated with school?

Parents cannot control all conflicts, embarrassing or frustrating moments that happen in a child’s life, but what parents can control is the preparation, planning, and persevering that can take place to ensure that each child is equipped and empowered with … Continue reading

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How do parents balance homework, sports, & downtime?

Children believe it or not like boundaries, rules, and organization. It makes them feel in control, and helps reduce stress for everyone involved. Once family rules and boundaries are established, children can enjoy a healthy range of activities. Parents can … Continue reading

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