For Parents

Here Comes the Homework!

Every new school year presents new challenges.  One of the biggest and most dreaded is homework.  Homework doesn't have to be a fight.  Here are some tips to help get you and your child off to a happy homework place this year. Establish a distraction free zone to do homework. Choose and stick to an [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:59:55+00:00 September 14th, 2015|For Parents|

Back To School Routines

School activities are a huge departure from summer days filled with camp, trips, and late bed times.  The transition back to school may not be easy for children or parents.  As your child begins school, work on developing the routine and rituals of getting ready on time, having breakfast, and getting out the door for [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:59:55+00:00 September 14th, 2015|For Parents|

How to Avoid Summer Vacation Meltdowns

A family vacation is a great way to spend time together and make lasting memories.  It can also be a recipe for disaster.  Here are some tips to help make your vacation more enjoyable. Long car rides.  A road trip is a popular way to get to your family vacation spot.  Hours in the car, [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:59:55+00:00 June 14th, 2015|For Parents|

Family Summer Time

School is almost out and that can be a relief for many families.  During the school months, getting children up and out of the house on time, making special arrangements for after school or sick days, getting homework done, and so on is hectic.  Summer can be a welcome and valuable break from these struggles, but [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:59:55+00:00 June 14th, 2015|For Parents|

Choosing the Right Activities for Your Child And Practice

Many parents want to have their child participate in lessons or activities of some kind to learn a new skill or develop a competence.  These can include lessons in one of the arts (dance, music) or sports (gymnastics, swimming, martial arts).  These activities often represent challenges for parents including selecting which activity, managing transportation, encouraging [...]

By | 2017-08-09T16:51:14+00:00 April 14th, 2015|For Parents|

New Year, Small Changes

Many parents use the beginning of a new year to reflect on changes they would like to make in themselves and with their children.  Maybe you would like your child to be a better listener, be more respectful, or get along with siblings better.  Big goals and ideas are great, but to make real change, [...]

By | 2017-07-26T17:30:45+00:00 January 1st, 2015|For Parents|
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