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Motivate Your Kids to Be Leaders

The Parkland, Florida high school students who have become activists set an important example of how our youth can take on powerful leadership roles to inspire change. Motivating your child to be a leader at a young age can help build his confidence, self-esteem, and social awareness. These skills will help your child become a …

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Reading Goals for Students: 2021 Goals for Your Child

The new year is a time for setting goals and making resolutions, so it’s the perfect time to set reading goals for students both in class and at home. Working towards reading goals not only improves your child’s literacy—completing goals provides children with a sense of accomplishment and builds their self-esteem.   Possible Goals Reading …

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Ring in the New Year with these easy and fun New Year’s resolution ideas for kids. Help your kids set positive goals they can keep year-round to instill healthy habits. New Year Resolution for Kids #1: Learn to read or improve reading ability Set aside 5-10 minutes a day practicing reading with your child. Books …

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Temper tantrums: A parent’s survival guide

Tantrums are a normal part of growing up as children start to assert their independence and learn how to express emotions. Teach your child that anger is a common feeling. Teach children that they can get your attention with good behaviour instead of seeking negative attention. Temper tantrums can leave you feeling frustrated, embarrassed, and …

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8 Highly Effective Ways for Teaching Kids Respect & How to Be Polite

Teaching Kids Respect in a Rude World Earlier this year, I experienced a new point in parenthood where my kids began rolling their eyes, talking back, copping an attitude and sometimes outright ignoring me when they’re told no or didn’t get what they wanted. Ugh, the disrespect and rudeness! Soon after my twins started 2nd …

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Monitoring Online Behaviour: Do You Really Know What Your Kids are Doing Online?

Parents are used to worrying about their kids when they’re out with their friends, but often don’t realize that their kids might be just as vulnerable while sitting in their bedroom with a smart phone. According to a report by the security software company McAfee, there is a big discrepancy between what parents think their …

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