Parent/Teacher Relationships

You did it!  You successfully have your children back in the school routine.  I want to take a moment to applaud all you have done to make this possible.  You made sure they had the right supplies, new clothes and shoes that fit their constantly growing bodies, and you managed any resistance or anxiety they

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Your Kids Will Praise Your Honesty

We all do it.  We praise our kids for their smarts, their athleticism or any other various achievement that they conquer.  How much praising is too much?  Is there such a thing as over-praising?  Do our words of encouragement help them succeed or hinder their motivation?  In the book ‘NurtureShock:  New Thinking About Children,” authors,

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