School and Education
Back to School: Handling Worries|
descriptionHeading back to school? Follow these four tips to help your child cope with school anxiety.
Back to School: When Kids Argue With Other Kids
Does your kid always need to be right? Focus on these steps to help your kids argue less.others. What can parents do to help? Teach your child to read body language . Is his friend upset or angry? Crying or shouting? Is he looking away silently with his arms crossed and his jaw tense? Then it's time to ease up. Suggest your child to ask questions. Simply saying, "What do you want to do?" or "What do you think?" can help your child understand her friend's wishes or concerns. Show your child how to compromise. If your child wants to play a game and his friend wants to shoot hoops outside, suggest they split their time between the 2 activities or find a third they'll both enjoy. Finally, encourage your child to
Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying
Kids can be bullies. Share these strategies to help your child deal with mean kids.typical meanness. Avoid overreacting. Children who are picked on often have big emotional reactions . They cry, yell or hit, making them more of a target. Often, the best response to meanness is to shrug and walk
Back to School: A Quick Tip
Ease back-to-school jitters with this brief tip on helping your kid find friends.making friends as school begins? I'm Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore with a quick back to school tip. When my children were younger, before the start of the school year, I used to tell them, "Somewhere in your new
Back to School: How To Help Kids Make New Friends
Finding new friends can be scary. Try these ideas to help your child develop new friendships.different kinds of friends. Your child may have a soccer friend, a bus stop friend and a friend who likes to sit and chat. And there's no reason to force someone to choose between friends. Instead,
Back to School: How to Help Kids Who Cry Easily
If you have a sensitive child, help curb the tears with these coping strategies.Some children naturally have tender hearts and are prone to tears, but crying a lot in public isn't a good idea. I'm Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore and I've got some advice about how to help a child who is emotionally sensitive. Crying is usually a sign of feeling overwhelmed or helpless. So guide your child to find better coping strategies . Here are 3. Create a list of ways to relax. Your child could take slow deep breaths or imagine a happy scene, maybe cuddling with a pet or recalling a family vacation. He could think of song lyrics or count floor tiles to distract himself. Practice these strategies at home when he's feeling calm to prepare him for difficult moments in public. Plan forcheerful and not giving up are 2 important ones. With some smart coping strategies , your child can get past the tendency to tear up easily. This will make her feel more capable and help her enjoy
Back to School: Fashion for Girls
Get your daughter ready for school with these great back to school fashions for girls.
Back to School: British Rock
The British Rock and Rol lookl will be right on trend this back to school season.and white. It's big on rock and roll motifs. Skinny jeans and leopard prints relate to this trend as do graphic Ts. Boys might add a cheeky tie and girls can rock some crazy tights.
Back to School: Fashion for Boys
Your boy's style changes with his grade. Here's how to shop the coolest back to school fashions for him.
Back to School: Metropolis
The Metropolis trend will have kids heading back to school in gear that's both cool and comfy.