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Balanced Parenting

Posted in General, Jane Kise, Kidtelligent on May 9th, 2013 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

boy-skateboardingParenting is a balancing act—and no one who is honest will tell you that they did it just right.

If you’re overprotective, your children become fearful
If you aren’t protective enough, they’ll have good reason to be fearful
If you guide or make all their decisions, they’ll lack the ability to reason
If you give them responsibility for decisions too early, they may be hampered by poor choices

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Tuesdays with Jane: Does Your Child Delay Homework?

Posted in Jane Kise on December 6th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

If you’re a “Well begun is half done” person—you dig right into chores to get them off your plate as fast as you can—then you probably get frustrated if your child doesn’t want to sit down at the kitchen table right after school and polish off those math problems. You may have even said things like, “Just do it before you go outside. Then you’ll know you’re free the rest of the day!”

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