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May 9, 2023

Boundaries + Expectations = Order

Parents and caregivers quickly learn with toddlers and grade schoolers that children need adults to set boundaries and limits. And...

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May 2, 2023

Fire prevention is the key

At this time of year it’s easy, and sometimes critical, to fall into fire-fighting mode to ensure your child reaches...

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April 25, 2023

Mantras for positive thinking

“I can. I am. I will. I do.”  Christine D’Ercole  Mantras are positive words or phrases that can help increase...

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April 18, 2023

Flip the script: benefits over consequences

It’s often difficult to get children to finish tasks like homework or chores. Sometimes, students can’t see the benefit of...

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April 11, 2023

The internet can be tamed

For many students (and adults), the internet can be an enticing, never-ending rabbit hole that’s difficult to avoid and then...

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April 4, 2023

The view from the next tee

In golf, what happened on the previous hole doesn’t matter on the next tee. Whether it was a birdie (1...

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March 28, 2023

Do you have a crammer in your house? 

Cramming for a test the night before is an ineffective way to study. Deep down, students know this, and yet...

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March 27, 2023

Why Spaced Study is Far More Effective than Cramming

By Janzen Harding, Instructor It’s okay, I don’t have to study until Thursday, the test is Friday. I’ll just cram...

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March 21, 2023

The Perfect Trap

A perfectionist considers anything less than perfect to be a failure. Make a mistake? Never! The drive to be perfect...

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March 14, 2023

2,738 unread emails!

If your child’s email functions as a black hole, it’s important to teach them how to create and maintain order...

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March 7, 2023

21, 66, 254

In 1960 Dr. Maxwell Maltz wrote in his book Psycho-Cybernetics that “…it requires a minimum of about 21 days for...

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February 28, 2023

Don’t forget the last step!

In an effort to finish their homework as quickly as possible, many students skip the last and important step of...

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