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10 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

10 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

Transitioning to middle school can be an exciting, yet stressful and scary time for both you and your child. Be sure to put these 10 tips on your to-do list to help your student make the transition successfully. 1. Visit your child's new school once or twice before...

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Fun Ways to Practice Handwriting

Fun Ways to Practice Handwriting

Handwriting practice is extremely valuable for multiple reasons, yet many students are resistive to doing it. Check out these valuable tips and tricks to help your child make the most of their handwriting practice.

Handwriting strengthens fine motor and cognitive skills and builds self-confidence and self-esteem.

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Top 12 Organizing Tips for Families

Top 12 Organizing Tips for Families

The new year is a great time to assess opportunities to get organized and kick off the year in a positive and efficient way. Being organized can positively affect almost every other aspect of your and your child’s life, in addition to making daily living less...

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10 Strategies for Managing ADHD at Home

10 Strategies for Managing ADHD at Home

Having a child with ADHD can be challenging. They may miss important instructions, have difficulty sitting still, struggle to keep their eyes on what they are doing, or be too distracted to carry out basic daily tasks. Some of the parents I work with are desperate for...

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