A Guide to Choosing a New School for Your Child

Where will your child go to school this year? Many schools are wonderful, however the search can be overwhelming and choosing a new school can feel intimidating. What should you be looking for in a new school? How can you be sure that you make the right choice? Here are some important factors you should take into consideration before making your final choice.   Social and Emotional […]

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Transform Your Angry Child: 5 Anger Management Tips

“I hate you!” Your angry child shrieks while throwing every object in sight. As you duck to avoid being hit in the face with a shoe, you can’t help but wonder, “What happened to my little angel I used to rock to sleep?” Big feelings, particularly anger, fear and sadness can result in big outbursts […]

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Flying with Kids: How to Do It Without Going Crazy

You book your flights for a much-awaited family trip. But, although you’re excited about the trip, you dread the whole flying experience. Stuck in a small metal tube with hundreds of other strangers and little wiggle room, it seems like air travel is torture for families. Little ones want to run around, play, and MOVE! […]

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Why You Should Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer (and How!)

Summer. The kids are out of school and it’s time for them to relax. But, what’s most likely is that you’ll be hearing woeful whining within a week’s time off. “I’m bored,” they’ll say as they move around the house. No matter whether your kids relish the chance to watch tv, read and play all […]

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7 Tips to Handle Exam Stress

Your palms sweat and your heart pounds in your chest. It’s test day and you’re just outside the classroom, ruffling through your notes one last time. Who hasn’t experienced the stress of exams? While it may be a normal part of life, stress can overwhelm you completely while preparing for your GSCEs, SATs or end […]

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5 Activities Your Preschooler Should Do on a Regular Basis

Anywhere you look, it seems like there’s new advice about what your preschooler should be doing. “Screen time is bad, limit it to 30 minutes a day.” “Get them a head start on technology by buying them a tablet.” “Your child should be reading by age 3!” “Give your child enough play time, play is […]

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5 Strategies for Organizing Your Child’s Day

Ok, time to go,” you say cheerfully to your child. Then, you look down and realize your child still doesn’t have their shoes on. You sigh and crouch down to wrestle your child’s feet into their shoes. It never fails! Something’s always missing before you can leave the house. Your perfectly executed morning is now […]

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5 Tips for Clear, Easy Communication with the Babysitter

Raise your hand if you’ve ever asked your child “What did you do with your babysitter?” only to hear “I dunno,” or “Nothing.” I bet your hand is high in the air. Just about every parent knows that children aren’t often the most reliable communicators. So, that means you have to have great communication with […]

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How to Get Homework Done Without Tears

“I hate writing!” your first grader wails. Homework time only started minutes ago and your child is already losing it. If your child’s homework routine regularly involves tears, you’re not alone. Most children hate homework. Even if your child only has to complete a few short assignments, it can feel like torture to convince them […]

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How to Help Your Kids Stick with New Year Resolutions

Did you know that nearly 80% of all New Year’s resolutions crash and burn by February? If you have little ones around, now is the time to instil in them the importance of setting realistic, achievable goals so they end up carrying them out by the time they are well into adulthood. How? Read on […]

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