Student And Parent Resources

Step parenting – guidelines for happiness in a blended family

Parenting is hard, but life in blended families brings even more problematic issues all family members must face. The greatest challenges of step parenting are usually related to the issue of disciplining kids. Step parents often describe their experience as “a lot of responsibilities but none of authority”. In the beginning, life...
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Parenting tips on how to teach your kids to overcome fears

Whether kids are afraid of real things or imaginary monsters, fear in children is normal and part of growing up. Some kids are more afraid of things than others, but it generally becomes a problem only if kids become focused on worst case scenarios over and over again. These are few basic parenting...
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Parenting tips – Teach your child to get along with siblings

Brothers and sisters have great impact on each other. If you teach your child how to get along with siblings, how to love and care for them, it will have an immensely positive influence on their character development, future friendship skills, ability to compromise or even direct them away from risky...
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Good parenting – How to control emotions and be a calm parent

Good parenting is one of the most difficult challenges of life. Being a calm parent and keeping control over your emotions and reactions while dealing with disobedient and disrespectful kids may seem impossible. You wish your kids the best, care for their wellbeing, health, behavior and happiness. You try to be a...
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I want to run away from home – help me avoid being homeless

Growing up is not easy. If you feel overwhelmed with family problems or are desperate and think the only remaining solution is to run away from home, you should know you are not alone. Many kids, at some point, think about leaving their homes out of despair. But thinking about it...
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Disrespectful children – How to stop arguing with your child?

These days parenting seems much harder than it was a few decades ago. Many parents say today’s disrespectful children are driving them crazy. Constant fighting, arguing, rudeness, wanting to have the final word in everything, lying and manipulation – parents are frustrated and feel lost about what they should do to create...
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Parents’ guide – what to do and how to deal with runaway kids

My child is threatening to run away from home, what do I do? Is my child serious, or is he/she just testing my reactions? How do I deal with runaway kids?  Each year, more than 1.5 million kids run away from home. Those runaway kids are at serious risk; dangers...
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Running away from home – reasons why children do it

According to United States statistics, 1 in 7 kids (age 10 to 18 yrs) will run away from home. Running away from home is serious problem – at this point, it’s estimated that 1 to 3 million kids are homeless. There are many reasons why kids run away from home....
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Peer pressure: Helping kids to cope with exclusion and cliques

Negative peer pressure doesn’t necessarily mean your child is being persuaded by “toxic friends” to try cigarettes, beer, or drugs. Quite often, children are excluded by cliques and are left to feel miserable, unworthy of friendship, depressed, and unhappy. Most kids would rather be members of cliques, no matter what it...
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Importance of education – why knowledge is so powerful

Importance of education is noticeable in many aspects of our lives. Knowledge contributes to development of society, self empowerment, financial stability, and creating conditions for decent living. Understanding better the importance of education To understand the importance of education, take some time to consider few facts: -Think about your friends or...
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