Posts by Dr Kate Roberts

Motivating children through purpose

Parent-teacher conferences are held this time of the year. This can be a stressful time for both parents and children. When parents attend these meetings and learn that their child is not doing well, they are often at a loss as to how to help their child improve.

 

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Parent Rap: 12 reasons to appreciate Halloween more than ever

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In our tech-crazed world where virtual reality and texting trump, Halloween is as much of a celebration of connection as it is of witches, ghosts, goblins and candy.

Halloween is a welcome throwback to the times when real interactions were all that counted. It’s a standout celebration that is so popular it’s recognized in Europe, North America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. 

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Are you with a bullying partner?

Help Stomp Out Bullying this October

Stop Bullying

Bullying is an age-old problem; however after the shootings at Columbine experts and educators began to recognize that bullying is a much large problem with deadly consequences if not addressed. The month of October is designated as National Bullying Prevention Month. October 21st is a day to raise awareness by wearing orange show your support.

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October Q&A: Smartphones

Kids and Smartphones   Question:

   Dr Kate, My son is entering 6th grade and insists on having a smart phone. What are your thoughts on this?

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