Author Archives: Judy

“Just the Facts, M’am!”
–Oh, and some tips and suggestions, too!

  Just in time for the new school year, check out the latest issue of the Homework Success News.  This issue offers ideas about how to make this year's Back-to-School transition the best ever, links to info about back pack … Continue reading

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Promoting Confidence–an important role for the Parents of Struggling Students

"No child I have ever met has gotten up in the morning and said to him or herself, 'I think I'll work hard at disappointing my parents, ignoring my teachers and just goof off today'," says Debi Nason, center director … Continue reading

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Storing “good stuff” to find later

…when you have time

As it gets closer to the beginning of school, many of us might be hanging on tight-fisted to the waning summer vacation.  The desire to keep stretch the summer might make it difficult to begin planning for the new school year … Continue reading

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“No” & “NO!!!!”–

Two Important Learning/Teaching Parenting Tools

 Being parents who love our kids, it's hard to watch them be disappointed.  Even worse, when we see them behave down-right "devastated", our good-parent guilt usually rears up and we give in.  (Usually!..don't we?) The following video is of Dr. … Continue reading

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Are you and your kids ready for School to start?

Here are some tips to help smooth the transition from summer to school.  All of them apply for all age groups, but you may want to modify the specifics for your child.  For a Good Morning start, get a good … Continue reading

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How good are you at saying “No”?

After a summer-time of saying "Yes" and "Maybe", can you get back in the groove of being the parent that sometimes has to say "NO"?  Getting ready to start back-to-school, kids often need to return to a regular schedule and … Continue reading

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Could your kid do this?–Could he/she EVER do this???

Into each life, we all need a little laughter–don't you think? Take a peek at the most amazing babies—worth a few minutes for sure.  Now get back to your regular day-job –with a smile 🙂

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OMG…what’s a parent of a teen driver to do?

A recent blog post at   My Feet Aren't Ugly  (funny name…really good info!), listed some really scary statistics.  Following are just a few: Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers. 16 year-olds have higher crash rates … Continue reading

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A Brain Teaser?….”Robin” Reads YOUR mind

Recently, a friend emailed me a link to "RegiftingRobin"…with the subject line "Can you figure it out???"  My friend was stymied about how a computer could read her mind…and then I discovered it could read my mind too.  How does … Continue reading

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“Homework” during summer break…No Way!

Like the kids, we’re off having fun, communing with nature, celebrating family and friends, and taking a break. But never fear….we’ll be back publishing the Back-To-School issue of the newsletter next month.  YAY!!! If you’d like a reminder about when … Continue reading

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