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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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As the Plant Grows, So will the Child

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Last month we begged the question of what education actually means. We ended on the premise that the role of education is to form a harmonious development of the mental, spiritual, and physical person, with the positive formation of character being the main focus.   Why is actively engaging in our child's formation of a positive character so important anyway? There is a saying that there is "No U-Haul at the end of a hearse". That profound statement simply means that no matter how many material items a person acquires in this life, it cannot be taken with them once...

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