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4 Steps for Setting Academic Goals with Your Child

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4 Steps For Setting Academic Goals With Your Child When children are taught how to set and achieve goals, they learn that decisions have consequences and that hard work earns rewards. As your child sets and works towards academic goals, their self-confidence will grow, and they’ll take pride in themselves and their achievements. They will […]

The Mental Health Dangers of an Over-Stuffed School Schedule

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The Mental Health Dangers Of An Over-Stuffed School Schedule For their children to succeed as adults, many parents think they’ve got to be involved in numerous extracurricular activities. Perhaps we believe this abundance of activities will foster a sense of pride and accomplishment. But is this excessive involvement in activities doing more harm than good? […]

How to Help Your Child Balance School and Extracurricular Activities

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How To Help Your Child Balance School And Extracurricular Activities There was a time when young kids went to school, came home and did a little homework, then went outside to play with their friends. Their schedules were open and easy for them to handle. Nowadays, more and more young kids are involved in so […]