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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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“Hang In There” Cards-Quick and Handy Parenting Tips

Get easy-to-follow tips to help your child and yourself! Each deck contains double-sided 3.5” x 5” cards (thick card stock with UV coating), corresponding to a single topic written and edited by a school psychologist and pediatrician team.  Basic, quick and helpful tips are provided to help make a busy mom and dad's life easier.…
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