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27Sep No Comments
A for Effort

A for Effort

Last week, we got an email question about grades and effort. This is the perfect time of year to talk about the value of effort. We know that not all kids are going to be academically strong. We also know...

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What's missing?

What’s missing?

Something is missing... Really, when you look at your teen and wonder what on earth is going on in his/her head, remember that something IS missing. The teenage brain is not the same brain that we adults have. The part...

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30Aug No Comments
3 Steps to School

3 Steps to School

You know it is coming... If you listen very carefully, you can hear the opening notes of the theme from Jaws playing in the back of your mind. Da...da. Da....da. Da.da.Da.da. Dadadada. The notes are getting closer together! The tension...

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25Aug No Comments
BT Calgary - Starting a new school and kindergarten

BT Calgary – Starting a new school and kindergarten

Julie Freedman Smith, Parenting Power visits Breakfast Television to provide tips and strategies for parents to help their kids who are starting a new school or starting kindergarten. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrtzvwHKa0Y[/embedyt]

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24Aug No Comments
School is normal

School is normal

Last week's newsletter highlighted the power we have over our own emotions. We can only change or have control over ourselves. Let's keep this in mind as we count down the days until school is starting. The fear of the...

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18Aug No Comments
Back to school success in 5 clear steps

Back to school success in 5 clear steps

They’re heading back and now’s the time to get them ready. Whether it is their first day ever or just the first day for this grade, here are 5 things to consider: 1. TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT YOUR KID...

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6Aug 5 Comments
Back to School means Back to Sleep

Back to School means Back to Sleep

Can it really be time to consider going back to school already? Well, school might not be around the corner, but now is the time to think about a few things so that you and your kids will be ready...

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