Important Fourth Grade Social Skills

Why It’s Important: Conflict resolution is a skill that takes constant practice and refinement. Up until this stage, your child may not have been able to approach a problem and propose a solution without the help of an adult. Being able to start a conversation with a peer or a teacher about an issue withContinue reading “Important Fourth Grade Social Skills”

Dak Prescott’s focus on mental health

I love to see athletes be open and honest about mental health challenges. This helps reduce stigma and increase understanding! Way to go Dak! — Read on theundefeated.com/features/dak-prescotts-focus-on-mental-health-awareness-is-about-caring-for-others-as-well-as-himself/

Positive Parenting for Confident Kids

Take a look at this article that discusses raising confident and successful kids. More one on one time, clear expectations, encouragement and focusing on what you can control are helpful points to consider… http://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/04/why-psychologists-say-positive-parenting-is-the-best-style-for-raising-confident-successful-kids.html

Which style of parenting do you use for your kids?

Having a relationship with your child based on empathy and mutual respect, also known as “gentle parenting,” can make them more confident, says one author.   — Read on http://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/25/this-gentle-parenting-guru-gives-her-tips-for-raising-confident-kids.html

How to Lower Your Child’s Risk for Addiction

A strong sense of self-efficacy is one of the most powerful protective factors parents can give their children. These are very trying times. Substance abuse problems are skyrocketing across the nation. Read on for warning factors around this trend. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/31/well/family/kids-children-addiction-risk.html

How To Improve Self-Esteem: A New Secret From Research

Take a look at the differences between self esteem and self compassion. Want to know how to improve self-esteem? The answer is going to surprise you. Research shows the best way has nothing to do with self-esteem at all… — Read on http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2015/05/how-to-improve-self-esteem/