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  • How to Get Your Kids to do their Chores
    How to Get Your Kids to do their Chores

    Are chores a constant battle in your home? Do you have to ask a hundred times before things get done while “I’ll do it later” is what greets most of these requests? Chores are important because they help your children to understand responsibility, prepare ...

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  • What to Do About Bad Grades
    What to Do About Bad Grades

    It’s that time of the year again when some families have to deal with the reality of bad grades. Poor academic performance can put strain on your family. Your student may experience a drop in self-esteem and confidence which will only compound the problem. ...

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  • Should Your Child Repeat a Grade?
    Should Your Child Repeat a Grade?

    If your child struggled through the last year and the school is recommending retention, there are some very important points to consider. Studies show that repeating a grade can be harmful for students and grade retention is one of the biggest predictors ...

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  • Learning Styles Key to Academic Success
    Learning Styles Key to Academic Success

    Einstein once said that if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life thinking that it’s a failure. The same goes for academics. Students learn and process information differently and if your child doesn’t process ...

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  • 7 Great Summer Reads for High School Students
    7 Great Summer Reads for High School Students

    From relevant to hilarious, this reading list contains a wealth of interesting books for high school students. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley This book, written in 1932, looks at Huxley’s vision of the future. Thanks to psychological engineering, people ...

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