Building Effective Parent-Teacher Relationships…

And Never Worry About Marks Again By Amber Scotchburn, author of Parenting … With A Twist Did you know that students whose parents are involved in their school have fewer behavioral problems and perform better academically?  Did you know that positive parent-teacher interactions positively affect teachers’ self-perception and job satisfaction? Now that you know, here are seven things teachers and parents can do …

Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & In Life

Five Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & in Life 1. Set a S.M.A.R.T. GOAL for the semester: Helping your child set a GOAL helps your child understand that results are only going to come with action. Using the S.M.A.R.T. method of goal setting will help you create a goal with your child that is unique to them. …

Six Tips for Transitioning Back To School

      Tips & Tricks!   “THANK YOU for your wonderful Expert Advice on how to transition Johnny back to school! We followed your easy tips and mornings don’t seem too crazy anymore!” Jean & John, Parents of An Anxious Child   Do you feel ready for back to school? If you are like most parents…you probably are having …

There Are Only 18 Summers in Childhood…

Back To School…Already Yes, it’s true, most stores are advertising for “Back To School” and even we have been guilty of creating “Back To School” posts! #sorrynotsorry But there is still ONE month of summer left and being aware of that with having kids ourselves, we thought it would be great to make a post that has some links we …

Top 5 Tips for Starting Kindergarten on the Right Foot

Our founder, Amber Scotchburn, wrote a guest post on Maman Loup’s Blog as her child was starting kindergarten and she wasn’t sure what to do! Read more about how to help your child start their schooling adventure on the right foot! Click on the image to get to the blog post!

Parent-Teacher Conference Questions

Help With Understanding Homework & Marks!   Show of hands for how many parents say to their children “Just Do It” in relation to homework. Show of hands for how many families have controversy at homework time because the kids aren’t “Just Doing It”! To better understand what your child needs to do in order to be successfully completing their …

Lunch Box Blues

Are lunches are a major source of arguments, worry, stress or heartache in your house? Lunch Funnies Friday’s lunch is a collection of all the scraps that my child hasn’t eaten from the last week. My child was jealous about other kids getting notes in their lunches, so I put one in his: “Sorry, I ate your pudding. Love, Mom.” “Kids, do you …