Category: Back to School

3 Steps To Ease Back-To-School Jitters

3 Steps To Ease Back-To-School Jitters

Heather Bragg  |  August 24, 2016

      We humans are wired to distrust change.   So it’s understandable that our children get back to school jitters, especially if they are heading into an unfamiliar environment.   Stress management is one of the most important skills we can teach our children. If …

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Should I pay my child for good grades?

Should I pay my child for good grades?

Heather Bragg  |  September 23, 2015

This is a hot topic right now. (In fact, parenting expert Amy McCready just wrote had an article in last week's New York Times on this topic.) I hear parents on both sides of the argument having valid points. Some parents, …

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How many activities should my child do?

How many activities should my child do?

Heather Bragg  |  September 2, 2015

How many activities should my child take on at one time? The variety of activities available for children has grown compared to what was available for us parents back when we were kids! The downside to the cornucopia of extra-curriculars is …

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Should I help my child with homework?

Heather Bragg  |  August 26, 2015

As a learning specialist and teacher, I have heard parents ask this question countless times. This is one of the few question to which I can give a simple answer: Yes. However… your help has some parameters! Help ONLY if and when your …

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