Sending the kids off to school for the first time is a big day in any family's life. You feel so proud as you drop them off at school, all smart in their new uniform. However, despite sending them to school being such a positive stage in your child development, it's unlikely to go 100% smoothly 100% of the time. With that in mind, smart moms prepare for any issues ahead of time. Read on to find out how. When your child has a bad day Instead of panicking if your little one comes home with a frown on their face it's important to remember that … [Read more...] about Moms! Here’s How To Be Prepared For The Perils Of School
Bullying comes in many different forms but they are all totally unacceptable and can be deeply distressing for the victim. Whether you have a child who is being unfairly targeted and harassed, either in person or online, or whether you are an adult who is being subjected to unwanted attention and bullying tactics, there is something you can do about it. Here are some tips on how to get protection from bullying and stamp it out quickly. There are some tips on how to talk to your kids and confront a bullying situation the right way, together … [Read more...] about No Bully Zone: Harassment Protection Tips for Adults and Kids
There's something I need to talk with you about tonight dear readers - something I've been meaning to write about since the beginning of October. You see, October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Statistically speaking, 1 in 3 students say that they have been bullied at school. I was one of those students. My children have been those students, and sadly, my sons have been the bully as well. I graduated high school in 1985, way before the advent of Facebook, we had AOL and a few years later, good ole AOL instant messaging. … [Read more...] about Have You Ever Tried to be the Perfect Mother?
Let's face it, making the transition from elementary to middle school can be downright terrifying for some children. It can also be a terrifying time for parents as well. We wonder if they are ready, if they are going to have any problems making new friends, how they are going to handle changing classes, the extra homework. Take a deep breath, parents, and check out our tips below on how you can help your child make the transition with flying colors! Prepare Ahead of Time Our household has a summer schedule and a school schedule. … [Read more...] about From Elementary to Middle School: Transition with Ease