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4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Take Homework Responsibility

4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Take Homework Responsibility

You may get as frustrated with homework as your kids do, and it’s sometimes hard to know how much help is appropriate and how much you should back off from helping your child with their homework. To help your kids take responsibility for their homework, here are some tips to try. 1. Establish a Routine Involve your […]

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When to Consider Speech Therapy

When a child doesn’t reach a milestone “on time”, it can make parents anxious. Even though children develop at different rates, it can still be worrisome if your child doesn’t start speaking when most children do. For some children, speech therapy is appropriate and for others it’s simply a matter of your child not being ready […]

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Celebrate Your Child’s Uniqueness

Just like a snowflake or a fingerprint, every child is unique in their own special way. Every child has a unique way of feeling, thinking, and interacting with others. Some children are shy, while others are outgoing; some are active, while others are calm; some are fretful, while others are easy-going. As a loving and […]

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Learning Disabilities and Extreme Patterns of Thinking

In addition to classroom challenges, one of the challenges facing students with learning disabilities or challenges is learning to curtail extreme thinking patterns. Child Psychologist, Dr Thomas Achenbach has used the term “Externalizer” to refer to children who anger easily, deny or lie about their wrongdoing, blame others for their problems, or minimize the seriousness of […]

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