Archive for 'Education'

The Bully, The Bullied and The Bystander

The Bully, The Bullied and The Bystander

It’s the deadliest combination going: bullies who get what they want from their target, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who either watch, participate, or look away, and adults who see the incidents as [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Improves Grades

How a Good Night’s Sleep Improves Grades

How’s your child doing in school? An improvement in his grades may be no further away than a good night’s sleep. Sleep is a complex process with many stages including drowsiness, moderate sleep, deep restorative sleep, [...]

Children and Disruptive Classroom Behavior

Children and Disruptive Classroom Behavior

Is your child disruptive in school? While there are many reasons children become disruptive, it is important that parents treat it seriously. When children are disruptive in the classroom it can cause a lot of problems [...]

School Zone Safety

School Zone Safety

A few driving safety tips for those school zones. School Zone Safety Now that summer is gone and the kids are back in school, it’s time to put our guard back up when it comes to [...]

No Mind Left Behind

No Mind Left Behind

In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Adam Cox reveals what parents and educators need to know about executive control skills – the eight essential cognitive abilities that are crucial for every child. These skills help every [...]

School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety

Keeping kids safe when they’re riding the school bus. School Bus Safety School buses, while one of the safest vehicles on the rode, still pose some hazards including a blind spot where drivers can’t see kids [...]

Middle School and Parental Involvement

Middle School and Parental Involvement

Why parents’ involvement is so vital during the middle school years. Middle School In middle school, kids are expected to show a lot of initiative, but parents can still help kids with time management, and provide [...]

Helping Tweens and Teens Adjust to a New School

Helping Tweens and Teens Adjust to a New School

Statistics tell us that about 50% of us move every five years. If that move entails a change of school for your tween or teen, then chances are you can expect a few bumps along the [...]

Reading Your Child’s Report Card

Reading Your Child’s Report Card

What should your child’s report card tell you about the past school year? Report Cards Well, it’s about that time of year again when final report cards will be sent home. Hopefully, after another year, your [...]

Girls and Physical Fitness

Girls and Physical Fitness

Studies show that girls turn away from sports and fitness once they reach the teen years. So how do we keep our daughters as interested in keeping fit as our sons keep? It’s important to teach [...]