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Help kids tap into their capacity to be nice

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:59
 One of the jobs of parents is to help kids tap into their capacity to be kind, to be helpful and to be generous to others.

Five ways to get teens to listen

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 20:31
Getting on the same page with young people is a challenge for many parents. Often they’ll listen to their friends, and even their friends’ parents, before they listen to their own parents.

Talk to the chair

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 20:34
I heard a great story recently that reflected some very smart parenting.

Children’s birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 22:48
Helping kids manage the disappointment of missing out on a friend's birthday party invitation can be a pressing concern for parents of primary-aged kids. However, it's a real teachable moment for helping kids deal with rejection and disappointment, and on the flipside, for parents to teach kids how to issue invitations with sensitivity.

Children's birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 09:30
Helping kids manage the disappointment of missing out on a friend's birthday party invitation can be a pressing concern for parents of primary-aged kids. However, it's a real teachable moment for helping kids deal with rejection and disappointment, and on the flipside, for parents to teach kids how to issue invitations with sensitivity.

Children's birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 09:30
Helping kids manage the disappointment of missing out on a friend's birthday party invitation can be a pressing concern for parents of primary-aged kids. However, it's a real teachable moment for helping kids deal with rejection and disappointment, and on the flipside, for parents to teach kids how to issue invitations with sensitivity.

Children's birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 09:30
Helping kids manage the disappointment of missing out on a friend's birthday party invitation can be a pressing concern for parents of primary-aged kids. However, it's a real teachable moment for helping kids deal with rejection and disappointment, and on the flipside, for parents to teach kids how to issue invitations with sensitivity.

Parent-teacher meetings - 10 top tips for parents

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:34
Start of year parent-teacher meetings or interviews are a great opportunity not only to meet your child's teacher for the year, but to establish a positive parent-school partnership. Here's 10 tips for parents to maximise this valuable opportunity.

Parent-teacher meetings – 10 top tips for parents

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:13
Start of year parent-teacher meetings or interviews are a great opportunity not only to meet your child's teacher for the year, but to establish a positive parent-school partnership. Here's 10 tips for parents to maximise this valuable opportunity.

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