Category Archives: Proactive

Back to School: Transitioning from Middle to High School

This is an exciting time for children. They are ready to begin their selected courses and are looking forward to new responsibilities and activities. At least, they should be! What if this is not the case? Here are 3 parenting … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer

Today has been designated as the National Day of Prayer. Join me as we take the time to pray for: Peace Respect for all life Attitude of forgiveness Your wisdom, Lord “When you feel the tension mounting, and across the … Continue reading

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Pre-planning to avoid disruptive behavior!

Have you ever been in charge of a group of children and wondered how to deal with potential discipline problems?  Recently, I was asked this very question.  Here is a technique I have used for a variety of activities and … Continue reading

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Heading for the finish line!

Yes, it is already the 4th quarter in all schools, and soon children will be off for the summer wondering how they will spend their time. Heading for the finish line in school is very much like being in a … Continue reading

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Behind every successful person is a fabulous teacher!

Yes, you read this correctly. Being a veteran educator, I am always pleasantly surprised when I run into my former students.  I feel both honored and excited to see my students and equally excited when they willingly want to share … Continue reading

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Conquering Stress

A story worth sharing. (Author unknown) A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience; with a raised glass of water, and everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, … Continue reading

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Are You Teaching Your Child About Money?

We all know how important money is, right!  But how many of us will take the time to teach and expose our children to important financial concepts that will affect their lives. Parents generally assume that children will learn many of these concepts … Continue reading

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