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Web Connections: Helping Kids Understand Cliques

Posted in Web Connections on September 22nd, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

The topic of this weekʼs Web Connections post is cliques. Within the Kidtelligent program , under the category “Tips for Being Best”, we discuss cliques in more detail. Now that the new school year is under way, we felt this information is timely and important for parents to discuss with their children. Please comment below on your experience with cliques. If after reading this post you found value in it, please share on your social networks.

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Web Connections: Kids and Stress, They Need Our Help Now More Than Ever

Posted in Kidtelligent, Web Connections on September 7th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

According to the American Psychology Association’s 2010 Stress in America Report …47% of tweens say they are sad when their parents are stressed.” (1) Stress is having a huge impact on American families, to the level that, “Psychologists caution that stress may become a public health crisis.” (1)

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Web Connections: Parents Can Make a Difference in Their Child’s Education

Posted in Web Connections on August 29th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

School is in session, or almost in session, for school districts nationwide. There is often an air of excitement and anxiety as a new chapter is about to unfold for your child. Rick Ackerlyʼs recent post Vulnerability on the First Day of School: Weakness, Worry, Worthiness, and Seven Ways to Ensure Success offers some great insight into how parents can help their child deal with the inherent vulnerabilities that an education exposes.

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Tuesdays with Jane: What Were You Thinking?

Posted in Jane Kise on August 23rd, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – 1 Comment

By definition, children aren’t mature. I think we often forget that as parents. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just reach inside their heads and move levers that would get them to do the smart thing? But no, they do incredibly stupid things such as leaving a half–eaten lunch in the bottom of their backpacks for a couple months, even though you’ve asked, “Could something possibly be rotting in your backpack?” And, when you ask, “Why didn’t you take care of that when I first noticed it?” they say, “I dunno…”

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Tuesdays with Jane: How Hard Can You Push?

Posted in Jane Kise on August 16th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

Is your child a pleaser, who tends to do whatever you ask to keep you happy? Is your child a free spirit, who often doesn’t really hear you? Or, is your child a controller, who’s had clear ideas of how the world should be run from just about Day One? How would you describe your child’s reaction to parenting?

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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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Why Do Some Kids Fail and Others Succeed?

Posted in General, Kidtelligent on January 17th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

So, why do some kids fail and others succeed?

Well, there are lots of reasons we could talk about.  However, when we think about a person’s behavior, it is really important to think about a simple equation of B=PXE…In other words, Behavior is a function of a Person and their Environment.

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