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Want To Make Good Decisions? Wrap It Up!

Why is it so hard to make decisions? Why do we make so many poor decisions?

Phonemic Awareness, Shmonemic Awareness

As phonemic awareness is developed, children should become interested in how words are portrayed in print.

Before or After? The Resource Room Debate

There is a debate within educational circles today as to whether resource rooms or learning centers should remediate or accelerate.

Nurturing Gifted Children

Along with higher than average intelligence, gifted children often have stronger than average emotions.

A Letter From A Mother In Pain

What follows is story of a regular family and a tragedy that unfolded while we were not looking.

Brains: Making Connections

The best thing to do is to help your child not only develop both sides of their brain, but also to connect the two sides.

Teenage Brains: Mindfulness And Anger

Anger is a natural response to threats and it allows us to fight and defend ourselves when we feel attacked.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Say No to the Fear

Each of us knows what it feels like to be anxious or apprehensive: the night before a big test, going on a date, or when preparing for Yom Kippur. So, how do you distinguish that normal anxiety from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Shidduchim: What To Look For In A Spouse

If you are stuck in a traffic jam, how does your date respond to the frustration of being late?

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

It’s simpler because, ultimately, it doesn’t take that much more than what you already have to be happy.

Failing And… Parenting

Brown encourages us to see our failures, learn from them, and move forward.

How To Deal With Behaviorally Challenged Children

Elementary school children may occasionally throw tantrums when sitting down to do their homework. This will often occur if your child is inundated by work or exhausted from lack of sleep.

Language: Can You See Eye To Eye?

Even between people who speak the same language, there can be misunderstandings and miscommunication.

Do You Have a Persuasive Personality?

Your social skills work in your favor when it comes to persuading other people.

Turn Off Your Worry Brain

Some say that the cortex is what makes us human.

Parent Traps: How To Avoid Them And Raise More Confident Children

The difference is in whether you are giving your children advantages or assisting them in developing the skills that will put them at an advantage.

Social Skills In School

In reality, if your child is asking you for help that means that he has not figured out a way to master the situation on his own.

Gain Discipline, Gain Time

According to many, self-discipline is the single most important factor in determining a person's overall success.

Alternative Assessments And Differentiated Instruction: Key Educational Terms Explained

Alternative assessments are an extremely important part of understanding what students know beyond the scope of tests and quizzes.

Simplify, Simplify!

Of course, we all know that we must practice everything in moderation – and that includes simplicity.

The Intensity of Gifted Children: Pros And Cons

You aren’t given a manual when you have a child and there’s no survival guide to tell you what to do.

Do You Communicate Or Connect – What’s The Difference?

If you enter a conversation, whether it is one-on-one, in a group, or in front of an audience and you are unprepared, uncommitted, uninteresting, or uncomfortable, most people will pick up on this right away.

Seven Tips To Manage Anxiety In Children

Children who experienced an extremely disturbing event might subsequently develop generalized anxiety.

Social Thinking

One of the most important lessons I learned is about the interaction between academics and social skills

Finding The Compliment In The Criticism

It’s important to understand that these triggers aren’t necessarily wrong.

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