Bullying Tips

Bullying Tips   One of the biggest concerns from parents during the back-to-school season is bullying. Some 160,000 kids skip school every day because they fear of being attacked or ridiculed by bullies. The good news is that these disturbing statistics can be limited with the proper education.   As an educator that has worked…

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What Motivates Kids?

What Motivates Kids? So there’s a lot to gain from a regular physical activity, but how do you encourage kids to do it? Choosing the right activities for a child’s age: If you don’t, the child may be bored or frustrated. Giving kids plenty of opportunities to be active: Kids need parents to make activity easy by…

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Keeping Kids Hydrated

Make sure your children get plenty of liquids to stay healthy and active this summer, and help them develop good hydration habits for a lifetime. By Debra Wittrup No Sweat Children are much more prone to dehydration than adults because their bodies don’t cool down as efficiently, and they are never more at risk than…

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9 ways parents can help bullied kids learn resilience

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By Phyllis L. Fagell June 20 Whenever Jessie hung out with her best friends Chloe and Meg, they gossiped about another seventh-grader named Kate. Jessie didn’t know Kate, but Chloe and Meg said she was clingy, told boring stories and smelled like acne wash. When Jessie asked questions about this mystery girl, her friends giggled and exchanged…

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