Blog Posts in October, 2014

  • Encouraging Girls to be Leaders

    There’s a reason we have so few women in leadership positions; they aren’t always encouraged and empowered to step up. Women make up more than half the population, but in the US, they make up only ...
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  • Healthy Haunted Halloween Treats

    Every year, parents dread the sugar-fueled mania that is Halloween. If you want your kids to enjoy their ghoulish holiday without having to compromise their health or your sanity, then try these great ...
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  • Tips for Teaching Gratitude to Your Children

    You want your children to have everything they need and so it’s only natural that we do all we can to keep them happy. Unfortunately, the result of this generosity is all too often a sense of ...
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  • Ways to Better Parent-Teen Communication

    Do you sometimes find your teens difficult to reach? Teens are often reticent to talk about their day at school or about their lives in general. Your questions may be met with ‘I don’t know’ or ...
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  • Should your Student Take a Gap Year?

    From Harvard to MIT, many of the most prestigious colleges are recommending a gap year. While most North American parents cringe at the mention of a gap year, it has been standard practice for most ...
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  • Brain Foods That Actually Make You Smarter

    No matter what age you are, your brain can keep growing and developing; all it needs is some exercise and the right fuel. Just like your body, your brain needs the right nutrients in order to keep ...
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  • Pets Can Be Good For Kids

    If your kids are keen to have a pet, but all you can think about is how you will have to feed and care for their furry and feathered friends, there are some benefits that you may not be considering. ...
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  • Need to Improve your Grades? Get a Study Group!

    Remember that saying “two heads are better than one”? Just imagine how effective four or five heads can be! Study groups can really help you to improve your grades. Whether you are struggling at ...
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  • How Changing Attitudes Can Help your Child Succeed At Math

    Studies show that a natural math ability is not required for a student to succeed. Sure, natural talent does help some children get ahead and is especially evident in the lower grades, but a study by ...
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