Education

School Age

Parents Q & A:

Many parents who we speak with ask us
similar questions about the obstacles they
face when it comes to their students and completing homework. Whether your child struggles with motivation, procrastination, or study skills, there are many different ways to tackle it all. Here is a list of FAQs regarding these struggles and our recommendations of how to help. 

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Ask Elizabeth - Parents Feel Separation Anxiety Too!

It’s one of the secrets of parenthood: Not just children get separation anxiety! Many parents are unprepared for the feelings of sadness and emptiness they have when separated from their children. The emotions that pop up when you leave your child with a babysitter or when you watch your child drive away on the school bus can span from a dull ache all the way to worry and panic.

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Getting to the Bottom of Teacher Troubles

"I hate school. My teacher is mean!” At one time or another, nearly every parent of a school-age youngster has heard their child express their displeasure with the entire educational establishment during a frustrating homework session or after a rough day. While you may initially brush off their dramatic declarations, what do you do if your child seems to be growing increasingly distressed with school and their teacher?

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15 Things a Kindergarten Parent Should Know

Most children, along with their parents, feel a little jumpy on the first days of Kindergarten. A range of emotions from anxiety to excitement will be felt within the family. Some preparation will make it easier on everyone to cope with this new transition. Banish first-day jitters with our 15 ways to be ready for the brand new adventure of your children starting school.

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