Articles and Insight

 

Summer Chores Teach Kids Responsibility

Posted by: Livia McCoy on May 30, 2013 in Summer Learning, Smartphone Apps, Livia McCoy (From School & Family)

by Sara Bean, M.Ed. (From Empowering Parents)

 

Afraid Your Child Won’t Make It in the Real World? How to Help Your Child Transition to Adulthood
by Anna Stewart, Family Advocate -(From Empowering Parents)

 

6 Ways to Manage Tantrums, Misbehavior and Meltdowns During the Holidays

by Megan Devine, LCPC (From Empowering Parents)

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Demanding Children and Teens: Is Entitlement Just a Stage?

by Debbie Pincus MS  LMHC from Empowering Parents

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What the Sandy Hook Report Teaches Us

from the Child Mind Institute

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How to Respond to Disrespectful Children and Teens      

by Kim Abraham LMSW and Marney  Studaker-Cordner LMSW (from Empowering Parents)

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Perfect Parents Don’t Exist: Forgive Yourself For These 6 Parenting Mistakes    

by Sara Bean, M.Ed. from Empowering Parents

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Bullying: How Parents Can Fight Back

Kids are often reluctant to talk about bullying. Here’s how to spot it and what to do if your child is a victim.
by Evelyn Beck (School Family.com)

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Finding Balance for Busy Families

Finding Balance for Busy Families (from www.schoolfamily.com)

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5 Focus Exercises for ADHD Kids

by Dr. Robert Myers, Child  Psychologist (From Empowering Parents)

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Help your child fit in at school

For some kids, the school social scene can be just as challenging as academics.
by Liz O’Donnell (article from www.schoolfamily.com)

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New! Screen time: Using Technology for Rewards and Consequences for Your Child

by Megan Devine, LCPC (from Empowering Parents)

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New! Stop Aggressive Behavior in Kids and Tweens:
Is Your Child Screaming, Pushing and Hitting?

by Kim Abraham LMSW and Marney Studaker-Cordner LMSW (from Empowering Parents)

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The Single Parent Juggling Act: 5 Tips to Help You Manage

by Debbie Pincus MS LMHC  (from Empowering Parents)

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Tips for Overcoming Homework Frustrations

by: Livia McCoy  (SchoolFamily.com)

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New! 4 Things You Should Never Say to Your Teen

by Megan Devine, LCPC (Empowering Parents)

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“I Hate School!” What Can I Do When My Child Refuses to Go to School?

by Sara Bean, M.Ed. (from Empowering Parents)

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Talking With Teachers About Student Progress

Don’t wait for the report card to find out how your child is doing in school.

by Lani Harac (www.SchoolFamily.com)

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ADHD and School: Tips for Parents

by Rebecca Hill (www.SchoolFamily.com)

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Young Kids at School: 4 Top Issues That Cause a Rocky Start    

by Dr. Joan Simeo  Munson (From Empowering Parents)

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New! Do You Fight with Your Child Every Night?

by Janet Lehman, MSW (from Empowering Parents)

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How to Discipline Your Child: Effective Consequences for Children Who Don’t  Listen     

by Megan Devine, LCPC (from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/effective-consequences-for-children-who-dont-listen.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email08062013NX&spMailingID=42241732&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=197538800&spReportId=MTk3NTM4ODAwS0

A Stress-Free Morning Routine

The good news is that a little patience and planning  can go a long way toward better school mornings for everyone.
by Connie McCarthy (from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.schoolfamily.com/school-family-articles/article/10868-a-stress-free-morning-routine

Family Guide to Mobile Safety

Articles and advice on how to keep your children safe and connected in today’s mobile world.
sponsored by AT&T and from www.SchoolFamily.com
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My Child is Out of Control: How to Teach Kids to Manage Emotions 

by Debbie Pincus MS LMHC (from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/my-child-is-out-of-control-how-to-teach-kids-to-manage-emotions.php#ixzz2ZKARIpzR

How to Get Kids to Do Chores Without an Argument

by Janet Lehman, MSW  (from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-get-kids-to-do-chores-without-an-argument.php#ixzz2WhVBeXyh

 Angry Child Outbursts: The 10 Rules of  Dealing with an Angry Child

by Carole Banks, MSW, Parental Support  Line Advisor

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/the-10-rules-of-dealing-with-an-angry-child.php

Adult Children Living at Home Driving You Crazy?

by Debbie Pincus MS LMHC  (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/adult-children-living-at-home-driving-you-crazy.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email06112013NX&spMailingID=41705489&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=190982619&spReportId=MTkwOTgyNjE5S0

“Do it for Me!” How to Prevent Learned Helplessness in Young Kids

by Dr. Joan Simeo Munson (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-prevent-learned-helplessness-in-your-young-child.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email05142013NX&spMailingID=41501379&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=188063968&spReportId=MTg4MDYzOTY4S0=41501379&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=188063968&spReportId=MTg4MDYzOTY4S0=MTg4MDYzOTY4S0

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Sticky! 

Melting down from overload or scrambling for stimulation: many kids with attention deficit also suffer from sensory processing disorder. Try these tips to ease your child’s SPD symptoms.

by Terry Matlen  (from ADDitude – Living well with Attention Deficit)

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http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/9777.html

5 Tips for Tantrums

from WellnessEveryday.org

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http://www.wellnesseveryday.org/relationships/parenting/tantrumtips?utm_source=macaronikid.com&utm_medium=April%2Bbanner&utm_content=Tantrum&utm_campaign=macaronikid_banner_April_tandrum

 

Stepchildren Making You Crazy? 

(5 ways to manage conflict in blended families)

by Kim Abraham LMSW and Marney Studaker-Cordner LMSW (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/5-ways-to-manage-conflict-in-blended-families.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email04022013NX&spMailingID=41253955&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=183405632&spReportId=MTgzNDA1NjMyS0

Child with ADD or ADHD?

(5 Don’ts When Your Child is Angry)

by Dr. Robert Myers, Child Psychologist (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/child-with-add-or-adhd-five-donts-when-your-child-is-angry.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email03262013NX&spMailingID=41218570&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=182637297&spReportId=MTgyNjM3Mjk3S0

From prison to juvenile justice lawyer

JUVENILE JUSTICE Lawyer incarcerated as a youth now returns to  change lives – by Meredith May  (from the San Francisco Chronicle)

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http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/From-prison-to-juvenile-justice-lawyer-4286757.php#ixzz2NScdtLTg

5 Areas to Let Your Child Face Natural Consequences .

by Sara Bean, M.Ed (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/5-areas-to-let-your-child-face-natural-consequences.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email03122013NX&spMailingID=41131501&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=180611850&spReportId=MTgwNjExODUwS0

Parental Coping Skills

How to Use Humor to Defuse Fights with Your Child 

by Kim Abraham LMSW and Marney Studaker-Cordner LMSW. (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-use-humor-to-defuse-a-fight-with-your-child.php#ixzz2MhQNR4eT

ADHD, LDs, ODD ?

How to Stop Doing Too Much for Your Special Needs Kid

by Anna Stewart, Family Advocate (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-stop-doing-too-much-for-your-special-needs-kid.php?

“Why You Can’t Be Your Child’s Friend”

by Janet Lehman, MSW   (article from Empowering Parents)

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http://www.empoweringparents.com/why-you-cant-be-your-childs-friend.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email02192013NX&spMailingID=41017622&spUserID=Mjc1MjczOTk1MDYS1&spJobID=178243253&spReportId=MTc4MjQzMjUzS0