Tips & Tools for Parents

November 14, 2017

How to Acknowledge Instead of Praise

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] You’ve probably said “good job!” 1000s of times. I know I have. But there are better ways to offer acknowledgment and authentic support to your children. [/quote] Narrate what you see When you make short objective statements like, “You painted a picture of a house,” or […]

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August 14, 2017

Sunburns last forever – Protect your child

A sunburn today can lead to skin cancer tomorrow Whenever outdoors your child’s skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and sunblocks are a must. Sun facts Cumulative long term unprotected sun exposure increases your child’s risk of skin cancers later in life. Just a few serious sunburns can increase […]

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July 6, 2017

Your car is an oven

Your car can be 30-50° hotter than it is outside Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle related deaths for children under the age of 14, with an average of 38  fatalities reported every year. Preschool and Infant children are at greatest risk. But it is easy to prevent. Really easy. Never Leave Children in […]

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