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PCL 83: How To Raise Self-Reliant Kids

PCL 83: How To Raise Self-Reliant Kids

How to listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn Description: Lifetime Television’s, “America’s Supernanny,” Dr. Deborah Tillman, talks with host, Kristen Ivy, about the skills parents should nurture in their kids to help foster their self...

What to Expect in Ninth Grade

What to Expect in Ninth Grade

When your high schooler was in middle school, there’s a good chance their biggest motivator was acceptance. They moved in a herd, made decisions as a group, and desperately wanted to fit in. While some of that is still true, your high schooler is changing and before...

What to Expect in Sixth Grade

What to Expect in Sixth Grade

So, your kid is in 6th grade this year. You probably already know this, but sixth grade is a HUGE year in a person’s life. It probably won’t feel like it most weeks, but what you’re doing this year is going to dramatically influence the future for your kid. There is...

To Praise or Not to Praise Your Kids

To Praise or Not to Praise Your Kids

Don’t tell your kid he’s smart, or he won’t think he needs to try. Tell your kid he’s smart so he’ll believe he’s capable. Don’t praise your kid at all; then he’ll grow up expecting constant affirmation. Praise your kid for her efforts so she will see the value of...