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Cultivating Patience in Children: A Guide for Parents

Patience is a virtue that can greatly affect a child’s mental health and ability to bounce back from hard times. As parents and caretakers, it’s our job to teach kids important life skills, and learning to be patient is one of them. Getting better at this vital skill early in life can help you make better decisions, have better relationships, and feel more emotionally …

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Parent Teacher Organization Success

Strong Parent Teacher Organizations Enrich Elementary School Learning

When it comes to education, the relationship between parents and teachers is very important to how kids learn and grow as people. In fact, as a teacher for over 20 years, I would say that a school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) can be the determining factor between a highly successful school and a school that is struggling to meet its students’ needs.

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Back To School

What elementary school kids need to go back to school

As summer ends, it’s time to start getting ready for the new school year. For parents of elementary school kids, this means ensuring they have everything they need to start the school year off well. We’ve compiled a full list of elementary school kids’ must-have back-to-school items to help you stay organized and ensure your kids are ready for the first day of school.

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