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Build Character with Knuckle Power and Free Your Child from Fear!
Jan27

Build Character with Knuckle Power and Free Your Child from Fear!

If your kids worry, feel anxious or fearful, you might hear them say, “I can’t.” This can be hard on you and your child. If you want your child to take reasonable risks and try new things, let Knuckle Power come to the rescue. It’s a great parenting technique I learned years ago from NLP Classes. Knuckle Power (my term) can change “I can’t” into “I can.” Let’s find out how. I...

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A Minute Can Turn Into Hours For The Child Of A Work-At-Home Mom
Feb24

A Minute Can Turn Into Hours For The Child Of A Work-At-Home Mom

In theory, working at home is an ideal situation. But in reality, it’s difficult to balance the needs of your family with the needs of your clients. Phones, fax machines and e-mails have no common courtesy, nor does your client really care about your personal situation. You are simply a means to an end consisting of a telephone number, an e-mail address and a 1099 at the end of the year. For the most part, you are not afforded...

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Home And School Education – Your Kids Can Benefit From Both!
Sep11

Home And School Education – Your Kids Can Benefit From Both!

Once, as a Learning Support Teacher, I made my way down to the annexe that housed the school’s History Department. The annexe was about 100 metres from the main school building, down an attractive, leafy hill. On the way I was irked by two girls in front of me complaining about the hill, the wind ruffling their hair, the distance from one classroom to another, and so on. I joined the History class with the moans and groans still...

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Is Change Really About Behaviors in Public Schools?
Jul30

Is Change Really About Behaviors in Public Schools?

Much is written about behaviors in elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. The question is to ask is it really the behaviors that need to be changed? Are not behaviors the desired end result? Doesn’t our society long for young people whom demonstrate the behaviors of respect as well as being engaged students? Would not our schools be far better off with students whose behaviors consistently contribute positively to the...

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Reduce Disruptions And Increase Concentration In Your Classroom With One Change
Mar26

Reduce Disruptions And Increase Concentration In Your Classroom With One Change

If you’re a child of the ’90s or earlier, you grew up in what would be considered a “traditional classroom.” Students sat in desks (some with the chair attached) that were arranged in rows, facing the front of the room, and the teacher wrote on a green or black chalkboard. Students were expected to be able to sit still and be quiet for long periods of time, and teachers usually only allowed one student at a...

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