Category Archives: Parenting Blog

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Mini Lessons on the Brain

            Written by Dr. Patricia Gage, PhD The FRONTAL LOBE is the brain's decision-making spot. Damage to the brain's frontal lobe is known to impair one's ability to think and make choices. And now scientists say they've pinpointed the different parts of this brain region that preside over reasoning, self-control, and decision-making. The frontal lobe is often referred…
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Take Homework in Stride

Are you dreading homework? As we begin another school year, parents and kids everywhere are getting anxious about how they’re going to balance homework with family time, sports, and all the other after school activities. Keep in mind that research on homework has been met with mixed results. There is very little evidence that homework…
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Behavior Plans Work!

These are the key points: Consistency AND clearly stated rules and expectations are the keys to positive discipline. We recommend: Pay attention and notice the positive behaviors, and reward your child often. WHY? Children need consistent positive feedback to learn and practice appropriate behavior. The focus needs to be on specific behaviors you WANT them…
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Review of Parenting Tip Cards by Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog

We truly appreciate Jenn from Jenn's Blah Blah Blog writing this review: Children do not come with instructions.  I know I can always use all the help I can get when it comes to parenting my child.  This is why we love “Hang In There”, Parenting-tips-on-the-go! These super awesome informational card series, were created by…
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