“Do not prepare the road for your child, prepare your child for the road.” This practical piece of wisdom proves even truer when applied to cyber safety, which is more pertinent now more than ever as children spend more time on their screens than pre-coronavirus. Encourage self regulating and self monitoring Monica Abdelkodous, a school
Although schools do their best to provide children and adolescents with coping skills, sometimes the important skill of mindfulness cannot fit in the digital, test-centered school curriculums.
Parents intervening in children’s team sports I officially became a “soccer mom” last year when my eight-year-old daughter joined her local soccer team. On a traveling soccer team, you witness many games besides your own and a variety of teams, and I’ve been shocked to witness parents shouting aggressively at coaches…and even other children. In
Last year as my twins finished sixth grade, my anxiety bubbled to the surface. All summer long, I worried about their impending transition to the junior/senior high school for seventh through twelfth graders. As August approached, my fears grew more intense as I thought of all the unanswered “what if” questions that rattled through my