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Development and Weight Changes

Development and Weight Changes

Why our children’s body weight can sometimes fluctuate. Development and Weight Changes When it comes to a child’s weight, the fact is there’s often little a child can do about shedding or gaining a few extra [...]

Do You Have an Intellectually Gifted Child?

Do You Have an Intellectually Gifted Child?

All children excel in certain areas. For the child who is gifted academically, their intellectual abilities can pose unique challenges for both parents and schools. What makes a child intellectually gifted? Certainly genetics play a role, [...]

Skating Safety

Skating Safety

How to keep kids safe and sound when skating on a pond. Skating Safety There’s nothing quite as magical as skating on a lake or pond. It’s also a fun family activity, and a great way [...]

Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]

Shy Kids and Socialization

Shy Kids and Socialization

The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]

Preparing Teens for College and University

Preparing Teens for College and University

Is your teen planning on attending college or university?  Here’s how to help them prepare for their higher education. College Preparation Preparing a teen for college or university requires more than just a good grade point [...]

How Sleep Affects Education

How Sleep Affects Education

The connection between adequate sleep and good grades. Sleep and Education How many hours of sleep is your child getting?  If your answer is 8, then chances are your child isn’t getting enough sleep.  In fact, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Parents and Their Role in Homework

Parents and Their Role in Homework

How to help make homework a point of discussion rather than a battlefield. Homework and Parents Homework is one of those things that can become arunning battle. But by taking a proactive approach with your child, [...]