Category Archives: Persistence

We are all ready to make resolutions, but can we keep them?

Simple tips for making your resolutions last: Start with successes already achieved. List those goals, big or small, you were successful with in 2011. This provides the “winning attitude” that leads to permanent change. I agree with Stephen Covey when … 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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