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Web Connections: The benefits to having your child play sports

Posted in Web Connections on August 15th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

Some of the benefits to having your child involved with sports are:

1.  Enhanced Self Esteem: Sports instills patience, persistence and practice in our kids, which carries over into school work, self-esteem and relationships.

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Some Friday Humor

Posted in Friday Humor on August 12th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

Tuesdays with Jane: Helping Teachers Assume the Best About Your Child

Posted in Jane Kise on August 10th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

During the first few weeks of my daughter’s first–grade career, her teacher called me. “I think you should take your daughter to the doctor. She keeps complaining of stomach troubles and asking to go to the nurse’s office.” Chuckling inwardly, I said, “Thanks for your concern. Have you noticed, though, that she has a lot of energy? I think she’s looking for an excuse to get up and move. While of course you have to be fair to all the children, if you can think of errands for my daughter to run that would give her some long walks down those long hallways, I think she might stop asking to go to the nurse’s office.”

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Web Connections: Should You Tailor Your Parenting to Your Childʼs Personality?

Posted in Web Connections on August 9th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

We found a great blog post in Babble, called “When Mommy Is Laid Back and Her Kid Is a Spaz”  which addresses how our parenting styles need to match our kidʼs personality style.

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Barnaby’s Video Spotlight: Helping Your Child Be Their Best

Posted in Barnaby's Video Spotlight on August 6th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

Listen in as Gerry Barnaby interviews Emily and her daughter Kylie. Emily is frustrated as she struggles to help her daughter who lacks focus in school.

 

Web Connections: Homework Woes: When Your Child Just Doesn’t Care

Posted in Web Connections on August 4th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

We found this post on the Website Great Schools. Their post is called “Homework Case Study #2: The Refuser”  and reflects the attitudes of many kids in school today regarding homework: they don’t see the sense in it and they flat-out refuse to do it and tend to find ways to validate this attitude.

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Surprise! End of Summer Facebook Contest!!! Enter to receive a Nook!

Posted in Contests on August 3rd, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

We are launching our new blog in a big way and giving away the all-new Nook Simple Touch Reader! Just make sure you “Like” or already “Like” our Kidtelligent Facebook page, and enter for your chance to win!
Click here to fill out official entry form  No Purchase Necessary. the drawing will be held on August 31, 2011 

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Tuesdays with Jane Kise: Helping Parents Assume the Best

Posted in Jane Kise on August 2nd, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

Do you ever feel like the pressure is on to be a perfect parent? Whether it’s all the “expert advice” in the headlines, one-upmanship on the soccer sidelines, or dire warnings about autism and attention–deficit disorder, it’s easy to assume the worst when children misbehave. Instead, try using Kidtelligent  “Assume The Best.”

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