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Tips To Teaching Empathy

Tips To Teaching Empathy

How to teach empathy Teaching empathy is important. But what is it? What does it look like? Why is it important? Empathy is the ability to notice and recognize the emotions of others. It is an active attempt to understand another person’s emotions. Empathy is an...

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon and I bet you are looking to find unique Teacher Appreciation gifts for your children’s teachers. As a mom and former classroom teacher, I’ve given and received a multitude of Teacher...

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed., Parent Coach Are you looking for some healthy after school snacks?  Do you want something easy that kids of all ages will love?  Then look no further!  Here are 5 extremely easy healthy snacks for kids to enjoy after school or...

How To Use Brain Breaks to Calm Kids

How To Use Brain Breaks to Calm Kids

Help Kids Focus and Regulate. Brain Breaks work for children! Do you know how to use Brain Breaks to calm kids? When children are given Brain Breaks they learn to regulate their bodies and mind. Knowing how and when to take a Brain Break is a lifelong skill that...

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Does your child experience homework angst? You know, the refusal, avoidance and uncooperative attitude that happens when homework is overwhelming. Read on to find 5 ways to combat homework angst. Once upon a time there was a...

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed, Parent Coach Do you have an anxious child? Here we are halfway through the school year, and our children are experiencing more change than ever before.  Currently my own children have been in 3 different learning models, first in hybrid,...

Targeting Growth Mindset With Everyday Chores

Targeting Growth Mindset With Everyday Chores

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed, Parent Coach Educators these days are targeting Growth Mindset as a means for all students to maximize their potential and to experience success as learners. There is little argument that having a Growth Mindset is a positive trait for...