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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Most Smart Kids Are Not Born That Way

siblings - smart kidsSmart Kids are everywhere.

What does it take to be a smart kid?

Usually when we are talking about smart kids we are saying they have above average intelligence.

Smart is not something a child is born with. Many children believe they are not smart and endlessly compare themselves to their peers believing there is nothing they can do about it. So they don’t try and this attitude is carried into adult life.

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