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Sleep Hygiene Difficulty Regulating Emotions.   Increased Appetite.   Sluggish Cognitive Processing.   Defiant Behavior.   Clumsiness.   Hyperactivity.   Difficulty Focusing.   Poor Memory.   Do any of these describe your child?   If so, a better night’s sleep may be the answer.  Read the Full Story
Communicating Our Way to a Successful School Year As parents, our lives are beyond busy, but teachers and schools know this, and many have made communication adjustments to cater to our non-stop lifestyles. These adjustments utilize technology to convey important information to students and parents. Our responsibility is to learn the chosen means of communication, and seek communication, both new forms and traditional, from three levels: the teacher, school, and district. Read the Full Story
Kicking Off Kindergarten For many parents, kindergarten signals an important transition from the all-consuming baby and toddler years. Suddenly, your “baby” is expected to make more choices on her own, stay focused over a longer period of time, learn new skills and navigate a social circle with less oversight from you. Plan ahead to pave the road to a happier kindergarten transition for all. Read the Full Story
Peer Pressure: It’s Never Been Just a Teenager’s Challenge For adults, it’s called “Keeping up with the Jonses”. For little kids, it’s called “Playground Politics”. For teenagers, though, this social force that drives so many decisions, good and bad, is called “Peer Pressure”. Truth be told, peer pressure is a driving force for everyone from the very young to the very old. Few people are able to ignore it. However, learning to positively deal with this influential power is a skill that can be learned, even by those who have long since passed by their teenage years. Read the Full Story
Reduce First Day Jitters As kids pack up their new backpacks, sharpen their pencils, and try on their new fall clothes, most start to get excited about the first day of school. While the beginning of the school year is an exciting time and represents a new start, some kids may feel anxious about the unknown. A new teacher, new classmates, or a new school can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Using some simple strategies, parents can help prepare their children for the first day and ease their concerns. Read the Full Story
We're Looking to Honor the “Coolest Kids” in Mississippi! Are you the parent of a really cool kid? Does your child have a special talent or enjoy a unique hobby? Is your little one a great singer, dancer, soccer player, artist, or winner of science fairs? Does your child bake amazing cookies, overcome huge obstacles, or help others in acts of charity? If so, we want to hear about it! Read the Full Story

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