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Resources Tagged With: parenting

Benefits of Early Math Experiences Add Up

While literacy is often seen as a cornerstone to scholastic achievement, and many parents devote a lot of time and energy into nurturing their small child’s love of reading, studies show that mathematical reasoning ability may be even more crucial as a building block for success in school and beyond. That’s why experts say more attention should be paid to early numeracy in childhood. Read more ›

I Just Learned My Child Has ADHD — Now What?

Your child has just been diagnosed with ADHD…now what? Part of you might feel relieved that there’s an explanation for your child’s behavior, while another might feel overwhelmed by the prospect of parenting a child with attention challenges. How can you best equip your child for happiness and success? Read more ›

Parenting a Child With ADHD? The Secret to No-Shout, No-Tears Discipline

Spanking and yelling don’t help kids with ADHD learn better behavior — in fact, harsh punishment can lead them to act out more in the future. Try these calm, collected ways to deal with discipline instead.

As challenging as it sometimes is to do, taking a positive approach can be more effective in teaching your child to act her best. Read more ›

How Reading Aloud Can Help You Bond With Your Kids and Make Them Better Readers

We’ve all heard about the benefits of learning to read quietly and independently. A big part of learning at school is all about reading, but it’s not always easy to find time for more reading at home. Read more ›

How to Help Kids Persevere at Hard or Boring Tasks [video]

Maryam Abdullah, Parenting Program Director at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, shares a simple way to boost kids’ motivation. Read more ›

I Just Learned My Child Has Dyslexia…Now What?

A dyslexia diagnosis can be bittersweet: in some ways, it might help explain your child’s struggles in school and their anxieties about falling behind. But finding the right supports for your child is daunting, and you can’t help but worry about the long-term impacts on their happiness, confidence and success. Read more ›

Behavior Strategies – What You Need to Know

Whether your child just doesn’t want to go to bed at night, or is defiant to anything and everything, Dr. Jody Miller, Head of Esther B. Clark Schools at CHC and Board Certified Behavior Analyst, has seen it all. In this Voices of Compassion podcast episode, Dr. Miller shares her top three go-to strategies for challenging behavior. Read more ›

How Parents and Educators can Support Healthy Teen Use of Social Media

Teens and adolescents rely heavily on their peers as they define their sense of self in the world. The teen brain is wired to socialize with friends over family, but the lockdown imposed exactly the opposite, which is why many have taken refuge in Youtube, Discord, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. And, with a steady stream of news that links social media use to mental health issues, cyberbullying, addiction, misinformation and self-harm, parents and educators are worried. Read more ›

How to Create an Effective Behavior Management Plan

Whether your child has been hitting someone at school lately or they have been refusing to brush their teeth, you need a solid plan to address behavior problems. A good behavior management plan will ensure that you and all of your child’s other caregivers respond to behavior problems in a consistent manner. Read more ›

ABC’s of Behavior Management at Home

Kids’ difficult behavior can be a huge challenge for parents. But by using techniques from behavioral therapy, parents can change the way kids react to the things that set them off. Read more ›

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