Remind your kids that bad choices do not equal bad kids, and then begin to steer the conversation towards the things that child does well. Every child has something to praise. Challenge your child to “catch them being good” and give them a compliment when they do!
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It seems crazy to admit, but without paying attention to where we are focusing our time, we are losing the soft skills — small talk and even basic face-to-face conversation.
Until that 10 percent becomes five percent, and the five percent becomes part of the success story, my Octobers will now include a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education requesting the financial support our LD students deserve, a letter to my local school board demanding the resources our educators need, Oktoberfest beer, and if […]
Certainly every family has different needs and values when it comes to childcare. I only wish I had this Quality Childcare Checklist when I was looking.
What do you do when your child gets THE ONE teacher that everybody warns against? Just like that, the tone of the year has the potential to be set: It’s not that your child didn’t get the teacher SHE wanted, she got the teacher no one wanted.
I will sit in the meeting and spend the entire half hour fighting the urge to stand on the table and shout, “Please don’t rush me! This is IMPORTANT! He doesn’t look sick, and he can fly under your radar, and I need you to UNDERSTAND that we can lose him!!!”
According to the College Board, the average price of tuition for 2017 is $9,410 for a public four-year (in-state student) and $32,410 for a private four-year college. It is hard to know what it will cost in 18 years; many people say the trend of around a 6 percent annual increase will continue, while other […]