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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 [...]

After School Snacks

After School Snacks

Is after school snacking a bad idea? After School Snacks Does your kid raid the cupboard or fridge the moment school is over?  After school snacking is a must for most kids, and as long as [...]

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

The middle school and high school years can be filled with all sorts of bumps along the way. But there are ways to help make the move out of elementary school a little easier for your [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]