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Dealing with Children’s Emotions

by Joe Lawrence August 8th, 2022| Communication, Elementary
Ever since becoming a parent, I have learned so much. Some of it was from diligent study; however, most of it was on the fly. Dealing with emotional breakdowns is one those things I learned by winging it.

Growing up, my family was not overly emotional. We cried when something hurt
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Beat the Heat With Water

by Tania Cowling July 4th, 2022| Elementary, Entertainment
Your kids can quench the “sizzle” of summer with water. So, whether you have a swimming pool, wading pool, or just the garden hose, your kids can spend hours of fun and “beat the heat” this season. These wet and wild activities and games will make your outdoor time a
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Children Learn Respect from Good Role Models

by Tania Cowling May 30th, 2022| Behavior, Elementary
The most effective way kids learn respect is by watching the important adults in their lives act respectfully. One of the biggest complaints today is that kids don’t respect their elders the way children used to. Is this a generational myth or true? I think kids need to learn self-respect,
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Bullies are Easily Handled

by Joe Lawrence April 25th, 2022| Elementary, Safety
“If he does it again, hit him and he will stop.” This is the advice many of us received as youth while discussing the school bully. For many generations the way to deal with bullies was to out-maneuver them or to stand up to them. Thankfully, there are much better
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How to Foster Effective Communication in Children

by Lori Sciame March 21st, 2022| Communication, Elementary
Every person has strengths and weaknesses. For example, some people are born communicators, while others struggle to connect with their peers. As a parent, you must assist your child with becoming an effective communicator, even if he or she can be classified as "shy" or as an "introvert."  This does
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4 Truths to Communicating with Our Children

by Joe Lawrence February 14th, 2022| Communication, Elementary
Communication is the most important part of any relationship. When we communicate well, things run smoothly. When we do not, there is much frustration. Most people would agree with this; however, most of us (me included) are very intentional with making our children better communicators.

We practice communication from the moment
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Catching up From Sick Days

by Gary Hays January 10th, 2022| Elementary, School
With winter comes cold and flu season. Let’s face it, when subjected to the confines of a classroom full of other sneezing students, your child is a target for airborne enemies, and more than likely, before the season is over, will catch their own case of the bug. It simply
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Say Thank You, Dear

by Gary Hays December 6th, 2021| Communication, Elementary
Especially with the holidays upon us, this is the perfect time to reiterate to your child, the value and importance of proper communication. This is a time of family, and if yours is akin to the typical one, you will be spending at least a portion of your time
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I Am Not to Be an Entertainer to My Children

by Joe Lawrence November 1st, 2021| Elementary, Entertainment
“How are we going to keep the kids entertained while we <insert scenario here>?” is a question we tend to ask ourselves often. I wonder if our parents cared as much about how to entertain us as we do today. In hindsight, I would say they did not.

It never
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4 Easy Ways to Increase a Child’s Sociability

by Lori Sciame September 27th, 2021| Elementary, Social
Being able to relate to others is a skill set all children must develop. Basically, being sociable will enhance a child's life in many ways, including performing better in school.  All parents, then, should assist their children with developing people skills.  Read this post to learn four easy ways
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Build Elementary Communication Skills

by Joe Lawrence August 23rd, 2021| Communication, Elementary
Communication is the biggest problem in any organization. Elementary-aged children and parents are no exception to this. With some simple guidelines, you can eliminate most communication barriers.

Ask any CEO or General and they will tell the importance of communication and the dangers of barriers to communication. In our workplaces
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How to Prevent Sunburns in Children

by Lori Sciame July 19th, 2021| Elementary, Safety
A day at the beach can be blissful...the crashing waves, the cool water, the endless sunshine...what could go wrong?  A parent's first thought may be drowning.  I agree.  Children should be monitored at all times to prevent this from happening; however, another safety issue should be on one's mind:
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