Peer Pressure and Your Child

Peer pressure can influence your child’s life in more ways than you may realize.

Pressure to conform can have a positive effect if your child’s peers encourage healthy behavior.

Parents are usually concerned about the outside influences on their child.

Parents are usually concerned about the outside influences on their child.

However, it’s negative peer pressure  that concerns parents. The type which leads your child to make bad judgment calls, or to participate in risky activities.

 

No matter what, you need to help your children make their decisions and not just follow the crowd for the sake of following the crowd. Your child needs to learn to do what’s right – right for them and their healthy growth, maturity, and safety.

 

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Common School Problems to Solve

Common school problems are those which a high percentage of children encounter. Children are navigating their way in the world, and it is inevitable there will be challenges for them

School has its problems for many children.

School has its problems for many children.

It’s upsetting when your child’s teacher calls to let you know that he or she isn’t cooperating in class and is causing disruptions. This is one  of a number of common school problems many parents have to deal with.

It’s also disturbing when the school office calls and asks why your child hasn’t been in school lately – when you send her off every day.

 

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Learning Styles Vary From Child to Child

Learning styles are what makes children individuals.                             A variety of learning styles are evident in children.

The uniqueness of every child can be seen in their learning style.

Every child is born eager and with the ability to learn.

Parents are the most influential teachers in their child’s life.  Research findings point to this. When you become intimately involved with your child’s learning process, there is usually a dramatic improvement in their motivation.

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Arts and Crafts for Kids – An Ideal Family Activity

arts and crafts for kidsArts and Crafts can be the corner stone of quality family time.

Some parents are skilled crafters. Others are doing well to cut paper in a reasonably straight line. No matter which group you fall into, crafting with your kids can be beneficial for all involved.

 

Few things bring families together like arts and crafts.

Here are some of the good things that come out of crafting with your kids.

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Money Smart Activities for Smart Kids

Money smart activities for kids is a splendid way to prepare them for their future. There are many ways to teach your child to save.

When you prepare your child to be responsible around money you give them one of the most important survival skills.

People who are not money smart are unable to plan for their future or manage the present.

money smart activitiesThere comes a time when your child has graduated from piggy banks but isn’t really ready for a bank account. A Christmas club can be an intermediate savings tool and a great way to introduce children to the concept of banking, interest, and medium-term savings goals.

 

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