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Preschool Brain Development and Education

Preschool Brain Development and Education

Are your preschooler’s cognitive skills developing on track? Preschool Development During the preschool period, children begin to develop abilities that will help them fair well once they enter school. But Dr. Richard Selznick, author of The [...]

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 [...]

Parent’s Involvement in their Teen’s Education

Parent’s Involvement in their Teen’s Education

Studies show time and time again that children do better when their parents are involved with their school and education. That doesn’t change once our kids are teens. Once a child hits the high school years, [...]

Making the Transition to Middle School

Helping our kids make the transition into middle school. Middle School Transition At around grades 6 or 7, most kids make the transition to middle school or junior high. It’s can be a big change for [...]

How Divorce Affects Children’s Education

How Divorce Affects Children’s Education

No matter what age your child is, separation or divorce will have an effect, particularly in the school-aged child. Statistics tell us that more than half of all divorce cases involve children. But statistics can’t describe [...]

Preparing A Preschooler for Kindergarten

Preparing A Preschooler for Kindergarten

Is your preschooler ready for kindergarten? If not, there’s a lot parents can do to help prepare a child. Inspite of our best efforts, sometimes children just aren’t ready to take the big step of heading [...]

Preparing Children for Grade One

Preparing Children for Grade One

When it comes to our children’s education, entering the first grade represents a big milestone. Fortunately there are ways to ease the transition. Grade one! It’s quite a milestone in a child’s life…and a parent’s! For [...]

Helping a Child Adjust to a Move and a New School

Helping a Child Adjust to a Move and 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 child, then expect a few bumps along the way. For adults, moving to a [...]

What to Do When Your Child Skips Class

What to Do When Your Child Skips Class

If your child is skipping classes, you’ll want to understand why this behavior is happening is the first place.  Skipping Class So you got a call from your child’s high school informing you that she’s been [...]

How Parents Can Get Involved in School

How Parents Can Get Involved in School

Why getting involved with your child’s school is so important. Parents in the Classroom From fundraisers, to assisting in the classroom, to joining the school parenting committees, there are a lot of ways for parents to [...]

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