With the new school year upon us, it’s time to start thinking about the types of activities that you want your kids to get involved with. Every child is different. How do you choose the best activities for your child to get them interested in extracurricular activities?
Parenting Preteens & Tweens
The tween and preteen years are busy. Your not-a-child and not-a-teen is adjusting to, well, just about everything! There are multiple classes to attend, myriad activities to try and clubs to join; there are growth spurts (or lack thereof) to endure, emotions to control; there are notes and books and lockers to organize, and, oh, you want them to actually learn something too? Find advice, opinion and tips for helping your child succeed and thrive during the middle school years, written and vetted by experienced parents, teachers and other educational professionals.
Most likely, you’ve encountered the person at work who constantly seeks approval of the boss. “Am I doing this right?” “Does this look good to you?” “What were the steps in that process again?” Children also seek validation, when it comes to their homework. As parents, it’s very tempting to step in.