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Help! My Kid’s in a Slump

We’ve all seen it on TV – a sports star who can’t hit a baseball to save his life or a tennis star who struggles to win a match. Just like superstars can fall into a slump, so can our kids. And it can be heartbreaking to watch. The good news is that 95% of...
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They Grow Up So Fast

Tips for Slowing Down Time “They grow up so fast!” We hear parents say this all of the time. And it’s true! My kiddos turned 10 this year and it’s amazing how fast the time has gone by. My friends and I were discussing this the other day and decided we wanted to find...
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Two Reasons Kids Often Develop a Fear of Failure

Have you ever wondered why children often shift from believing they can do anything at the age of four to becoming afraid to take risks by the age of 8? Developing a fear of failure is common during the elementary school years as kids often face their first...
Three Important Steps to Help Kids Go Back to School

Three Important Steps to Help Kids Go Back to School

  Returning to school after summer break or starting school for the first time can be very stressful for children. Here are three steps you can take to help kids go back to school and smooth the transition if they are feeling uneasy about the upcoming school...
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Disappointments Stink

Unless you know how to learn from them and let them go Disappointments stink! Unfortunately they are a part of life that no one can avoid so learning how to handle disappointments is an important skill for your kids to develop. Sometimes when children (and even...
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Should Kids Stick It Out?

I had a friend recently ask me if I thought she should make her son finish out the baseball season when he wanted to quit. Here’s my 2 cents … I believe that children should complete a season or set of lessons if they have already signed up. Developing a strong work...