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Motivate to Educate
May 17, 2017

The #1 question on most teachers’ (and parents') mind is, “How do I motivate my child(ren)?”

disappointed student looking at her graded paper

How Failure Can Lead to Success
May 10, 2017

Who are the most successful people you personally know? Have they always been successful, or have they experienced a good degree of failure?

Kids pointing and laughing at another student in the hall

How to Deal with Bullying
May 3, 2017

Bullying hurts, and we want it to end right now. Despite this desire, the reality is that we all have only limited control over the world and how our children are treated by it.

teacher in classroom with students

Motivating Kids to Learn
April 26, 2017

Olivia spends most of every school day sniffing her desk rather than completing assignments. Carson takes twenty-seven trips back and forth from the pencil sharpener.

A child that misbehaved is sitting in the principal's office

Is "I'm Sorry" Enough?
April 19, 2017

I'm asked quite often, "When my child misbehaves or causes a problem for someone, he's quick to say, 'I'm sorry.' Is that enough, or should he have a consequence?"

brother and sister arguing

Should Our Kids Like Each Other?
April 12, 2017

When it comes to sibling conflict, it’s common for all of us to focus on the wrong problem: Their relationship with each other rather than our relationship with them.

two kids plugging their ears while their mother talks

Dealing with a Defiant Child
April 5, 2017

“What do you do when they say, ‘I’m not doing that! You can’t make me!’?”

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