My family and I had a discussion recently about how we each recharge emotionally. Afterward, I thought about how much that single piece alone affects a child's happiness and sense of well-being both during vacations and during the school year. How each of us recharges has a lot do to with whether … [Read more...] about How Does Your Child Recharge?
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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
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