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Is Your Child Overscheduled? Do they have School Burnout?

Children today are often overbooked with school, music lessons, after-school activities, sports practices, homework and playdates.  This can result in overscheduling and burnout.  It can be a complicated balancing act and sometimes it is logistically impossible to fit everything in.  Overscheduled children can become stressed, less focused […]

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It’s Nearly the End of the First Quarter 2013 ~ How is Your Child Doing?

Only three weeks until the end of the First Quarter 2013 school year.  It is time to assess how your child is doing in school!  Do they need extra help in any classes?  Do they seem motivated to go to school?  Do they seem happy?  Early intervention […]

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Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World

In today’s world we are surrounded by technology that gives us quick and easy access to information, email, shopping, games, videos, banking, pictures, books, and more.  Our children are becoming more and more accustomed to instant gratification with the click of their fingers.  Many parents are working […]

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Foods that Feed the Brain and Improve Behavior

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognized there is a link between diet and children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopment conditions.  In the November 2012 issue of their journal, Pediatrics, entitled Improving Health Care for Children and Youth with Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders […]

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Homeschooling Ancillary Program

Homeschooling is not for the faint of heart. It is a challenging job and a huge responsibility to take on your child’s education. There are many benefits to homeschooling: Parents can control what subjects their children learn and when they learn it. Homeschooling allows for a flexible […]

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Tips to Help Your Child Improve their Math Grades

Math can become very overwhelming for kids if they don’t understand the concepts.  Sometimes it’s best to take a few steps backward and relearn the concept from the beginning.  If your child or student doesn’t understand something, have them work on that topic until they master it […]

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How to Reduce Test Anxiety

An upcoming test can cause some students a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety.  When a student is anxious they may not perform to the best of their ability on a test.  High test anxiety affects up to 20% of students. Many students report tests and schoolwork […]

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Building Friendships in School

School can be a great place for kids to build lifelong friendships; however, for some kids it can also be a place where they feel very alone.  Cliques form early, kids make fun of each other, teasing and bullying occur daily.  School can be cruel.  It’s sad, […]

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Behavior of the Spirited Child

  The spirited child is MORE of everything.  These children are more persistent, intense, sensitive, energetic, perceptive, and serious than other children.  They are often uncomfortable with change and struggle with transitions. These intense, spirited children can be difficult for a parent and teacher to tame without […]

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Tips to Help Your Child with Writing

Writing can be a major source of stress for many students, especially if they struggle with a learning disability.  Students that have illegible handwriting and poor spelling often times will become frustrated and give up on the writing process all together.  These students, however, are often of […]

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