Category Archives: parenting

A Time for Good Counsel

Reading the scriptures today, I was reminded of an important lesson I would like to share with you.  This lesson goes back to the day of Moses, taken from Exodus 18: 13-24. The story is about Moses and the difficult … Continue reading

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This is National Mentoring Month!

Do you know a student who could use some mentoring? Champion Parenting, Inc. is a nonprofit,                                                                                      501(c) 3, organization that provides                                                                         Executive/Leadership training, mentoring,                                                                                  and coaching to students ages 13-20. Visit, http://www.championparenting.com for more program details.

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How can every day be a family fun day?

Here is a technique that works not only for families, but has been used successfully in classrooms as well as on TV shows. Every day, Monday through Friday, is designated by a specific theme or focus for that day. Each … Continue reading

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Does your child have difficulty with executive functioning?

Sounds like a senior management skill, but executive functioning (according to the latest research conducted by Dr. Brown, Professor,Yale University)    refers to “all the thought processes that allow a person to get along or function in the world”.  Although it … 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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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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