Posts Tagged "back to school"

9 ways to deal with the end-of-summer blues

For many of us, winter blues pale in contrast of the end-of-summer doldrums. Many parents, myself included, don’t want to even think about how life will change dramatically in just 14 days.

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7 ways to keep calm and carry on while marching into spring

 

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As February vacation comes to an end, students will enter what, for many, can be the most trying part of the school year. Beginning now until the end of the school year, academic expectations ramp up exponentially.

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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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10 Strategies for Getting Homework Done Without Tears

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Although some recent studies suggest that parent involvement in children’s homework may be counterproductive, it’s likely that many parents will continue to be involved. My belief is that some parent involvement is helpful as long as it stays positive and productive — the homework gets done without tears and without conflict.

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16 Essential Back-to-School Tips

Little Professor

No matter how well-adjusted parents and children are, the start of the school year is a time of high stress. Families have been operating in a slower gear all summer, and now the pace will change dramatically. Parents may feel surprised and even a bit overwhelmed when the first homework assignments, sports schedules and social calendars emerge, but try not to overreact.

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