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Encourage your Child to Feel Important

It’s imperative for a child’s healthy development to feel important and worthy. Healthy self-esteem is a child’s armor against the challenges of the world. Kids who feel good about themselves seem to have an easier time handling conflicts and resisting negative pressures. They tend to smile more readily and enjoy life. These kids are realistic […]

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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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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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