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The Demise Of The Queen Bee

For years, teachers, parents, and after school specials have tried to encourage kids that being “cool” might not be so cool at all, that aspiring to be the Queen Bee or Homecoming King is a wasteful endeavor. Really though isn’t this just out-of-touch adults trying to make kids feel better about themselves because what teenager does [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Stop The Extravagance: Making Birthdays Mean More

How did children's birthdays become the battle of extravagance? What ever happened to a good old fashioned pool party at the local park? How did it become the norm to bring gourmet cupcakes to school? What happened to the homemade ones or at least the ones from the local grocery store. Having a summer birthday, I [...]

By | July 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

Parenting Shy Children

Many children, and adults alike, are shy. Shyness is a personality trait not a fault. There is nothing inherently wrong with being shy, just like there is nothing inherently wrong with being an extrovert. The first step is understanding your child's shyness. Does your child make eye contact, interact with others, and seem polite, happy, and [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Tips To Help Children Deal With Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Most people have been teased at some point in their lives, so what is the difference between teasing and bullying and what is the big deal? When the teasing is meant to be harmful, becomes repetitive and begins to have a negative impact on the person being teased, it crosses [...]

By | October 15th, 2013|0 Comments