Summer’s finally here, and school is a distant memory. Weekdays are filled with trips to the pool, popsicles, and catching lightning bugs. Worries, along with early bedtimes, are a thing of the past...right? Well, if your child is starting a new school in the fall maybe you have a few lingering … [Read more...] about The single best thing you can do NOW to help your child transition to a new school
Five Steps to Starting the School Year Off Right
Your kids are back in school. Whew! If you’re like most moms, you feel a mixture of relief and dread. We start fall with the best of intentions to stay on top of it all. But as the weeks go by, it’s easy to spiral into survival mode, just trying to get through the day. Start working with your … [Read more...] about Five Steps to Starting the School Year Off Right
Tips for Helping Your Child Start a New School
A New Start For many children, school starts next week. If your child is starting a new school, these last days of summer may be stressful as the anticipation of a new environment nears. Getting the year off to a good start can reduce stress for the entire family, build your child’s confidence, … [Read more...] about Tips for Helping Your Child Start a New School
Is Your Child Overexcitable?
Before you answer, let me explain what I mean. The overexcitability, or “OE,” that I’m referring to was identified by Kazimierz Dabrowski, a Polish psychologist, who coined the term to refer to the inborn tendency to respond more and more intensely to life’s stimuli. He believed some individuals … [Read more...] about Is Your Child Overexcitable?
Five Ways to Get a Jump on Fall
It’s July, it’s summer vacation, and it is HOT! You may not have had a chance to escape to somewhere cool. If that's the case, hopefully, an air-conditioned house without the hustle and bustle of the school year is providing a relaxing respite. At the moment, autumn seems far, far away. However, … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Get a Jump on Fall