Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

By Tracy Cutchlow My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. “Almost,” she muttered as she tried again and again. “Almost,” I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, “You did it! It was hard, but you kept trying, and you did it. I’m so proud of you.” The way I praised her …

Bullying Tips

Bullying Tips   One of the biggest concerns from parents during the back-to-school season is bullying. Some 160,000 kids skip school every day because they fear of being attacked or ridiculed by bullies. The good news is that these disturbing statistics can be limited with the proper education.   As an educator that has worked with hundreds of children on …

Back to School for Good Grades

Back to School for Good Grades  Organizing schoolwork would be a breeze for many students if they only follow a few simple tasks on a routine basis. Very often it’s the small details of daily life that slow you down. The following are some suggestions to maintain good school grades and to be a successful student: First impressions are often …