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Schoolwork Vs. Outside Activities

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School is a Balancing Act You are sitting at your desk with your laptop in front of you. You see nothing past the blue glaring lights of the screen as you type into the depths of the night. You know you have been working for a while, you must be! There are stacks of paper all around, and you are going through as systematically and as stress-free as possible. It could not be past 8:30, you tell yourself. Surely I am making relatively good time and going to go to bed and get some rest! Hesitantly, you look at the...

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A Power Bestowed

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  You are quietly doing your shopping at your favorite store and all of a sudden you are startled by screaming and crying. You try to find where the scream is coming from because it is quite loud and it has disrupted your peace. No one is hurt, so what is the reason for such ruckus? Alas, it is a tiny human begging for a toy. The child is confused as to why they cannot get what they want. Many parents seem to be confused as to why their child is behaving this way. Even if you are not an...

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A Helping Hand

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       Who doesn’t like it when someone offers their help? When someone offers their help, I’m beyond grateful for their willingness to be a helping hand. I have had students who were always offering their help and I would often find them doing things that needed to be done without being asked. I met some of the parents of such students and I can say that the young student’s were reflections of their parents. Their parents were kind and offered their time and help if the school needed it. Their work ethic was often seen in their children...

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Handle With Care

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Handle with Care There is a phrase in Spanish that says, “Mi casa es tu casa.” It means “My house is your house.” Anyone telling you that phrase most likely wants to make you feel at home and at ease. Why would they say that? It is most likely because they trust that you and your family will treat their home with care as you would your own home. Surely adults know how to be respectful of other’s properties, but are children expected to know how to be that way? As mentioned in previous blogs, children learn quick. They observe...

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Intentional Parenting

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Attempting to make a child happy all the time puts undue focus on the child, making them selfish, self-centered, and seldom satisfied with life.

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