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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...

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...

Recess:  The Best Part Of The Day?  Or The Worst?

Recess: The Best Part Of The Day? Or The Worst?

Four square, tetherball, monkey bars and swings.  Ah recess.  All of the games to play on the playground. Either these bring up warm memories or maybe even the utterance of the word recess leaves you shuddering in the corner. Perhaps you experienced bullying...

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...

Ready for Kindergarten?  What to Know

Ready for Kindergarten? What to Know

As a parent, we always make tough decisions, and one of those harder ones, is should I send my child to Kindergarten? You may wonder if your child is ready. Getting ready for Kindergarten goes beyond just the age of your child. You need to understand their development...