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Back to School Brain Boosters

By Kymythy R. Schultze

When your child’s verbal loop switches from “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” to “I don’t wanna go to school!” you know the time has come to do your parental duty and properly prepare them for another academic year. You’ll buy them notebooks, backpacks, pencils and books. But, are
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Handling Homework

By Patti Teel

Excerpt from The Floppy Sleep Game Book, by Patti Teel Limited amounts of homework in the primary grades may be beneficial; however, it should not be excessive, especially in the lower grades. The amount of homework assigned varies greatly from school to school and from teacher to teacher. As a rule
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Helping Students Cope with Test Anxiety

By Henry L Harris

Anxiety is a basic human emotion consisting of fear and uncertainty that typically appears when an individual perceives an event as being a threat to the ego or self-esteem (Sarason, 1988). In some instances, such as avoiding dangerous situations, anxiety can be helpful. However when taken to extremes,
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How to handle parent/teacher disagreements

By JustMommies staff

What do you do when you and your child’s teacher disagree? Perhaps you don’t see eye to eye on the methods your child is being taught or evaluated with. Or maybe you feel like your child is being treated unfairly. What about homework? Do you feel that your child is being given too much homework or
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Kids Playing Hooky – Is It Ever OK?

By JustMommies staff

Is it ever OK to allow your children “play hooky” – to skip school – for a special reason? While schools will almost unanimously come down on the “no” side of this question, many parents believe that it can’t hurt to take the kids out every now and then for a family trip or event. In fact,
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Overdoing Homework Help

By Jan Roberts

Parents who take on the job as their children's "homework coach" , often are confused about exactly what this responsibility entails. With homework assignments now coming home with kindergartners as well as upper graders, parents often wonder exactly how involved they should be in helping their children
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School Counseling: When to Seek Help for Your Child

By JustMommies staff

A child who is depressed, angry, fidgety, or has unidentified learning problems may have trouble succeeding in school. Sometimes those issues are temporary and can be solved within the family. But when a child has more severe or chronic issues, it may be necessary to work with a counselor. The question
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When Your Child Hates School

By Nancy Da Silva

Ask any parent what the most challenging part of their day is and most of them will say the morning, especially if they have more than one child. Getting everybody ready and out the door to school and work on time is a difficult enough job, if you have a child that battles with you every morning over
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Addition Carrying Worksheets

By JustMommies staff

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to use carrying in addition. Just click on the pictures below and print! Addition "Carrying" Worksheets carrying worksheet 1 answer key for carrying worksheet 1 carrying worksheet 2 answer key for carrying worksheet 2
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Prepositions Worksheet

By JustMommies staff

A preposition is part of speech that shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word. Prepositions usually come before a noun and tell you information such as time, location, or direction. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view this page correctly. You can download Adobe Acrobat here. Prepositional
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