Navigating Lockdowns 5 Key Takeaways for Parents

Navigating Lockdowns: 5 Key Takeaways for Parents

This article was adapted from the podcast episode Navigating Lockdowns from a Student and Parent Perspective with Dr. Becky Bailey, parent Nicole Mercer, and high school student Hannah Mercer....

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Conscious Discipline Consequences: FAQs and Common Scenarios

This is Part Three of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. If you missed it, catch up on Part One and Part Two. In Part One of this series,...

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Teaching Missing Skills: The Power of Social Stories

“If your child keeps on hitting his classmates, he will get a referral and as a consequence can be suspended. Please talk to him so that he stops the...

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The Three Types of Consequences and How to Give Them

This is Part Two of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. You can read Part One here and Part Three here.  In Part One of our consequences series,...

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The Safe Place at Home

The Safe Place at Home

Webinar: The Safe Place at Home In moments of upset, we rely on our inner speech to help us regulate and manage our emotions. But too often, our inner...

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Managing "Scared" at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

Managing “Scared” at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

The start of school can be scary for students, parents and staff. How do we manage this powerful feeling of scared? Understanding this feeling is important as we adjust...

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Why Conscious Discipline Consequences Work and Punishments Don’t (And How to Give Effective Consequences)

This is Part One of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. Read Part Two and Part Three for more information on effective consequences. Conscious Discipline offers solutions for...

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Taming the Homework Giant: Tips for Helping Your Children Do Their Best!

The new school year is starting, and that means it’s time for a task that’s dreaded by students and parents alike: homework. If your house is anything like mine,...

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Frustrated Mom and Child

Communicating with Kids = Hearing Things Differently

“Mommy, Mommy!” shouts your child as you are trying to finish up a phone conversation. “Wait just a moment,” you say in an agitated voice. “NO mommy, really, look!”...

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