Talk to Strangers…please?

“Don’t cross the road without looking both ways”, “Don’t talk with your mouth full”, and above all else, “Don’t talk to strangers.” The first two teachings still make sense when it comes to safety and etiquette; however telling kids of all ages not to talk to strangers anymore is no longer black and white. After talking to many parents, their obvious concern is safety. I believe the greater concerns for most parents are when [...]

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Talking Out Of School

Your child may be amongst the smartest or best looking in the room, but can they successfully communicate their ideas and thoughts successfully with confidence and purpose? With teenagers relying on texting and social media as their primary methods to communicate, kids are struggling to be confident and effective face-to-face communicators. Parents typically reinforce self-esteem through grades, overall academic performance or extra-curricular achievements. However, those measuring sticks only temporarily and superficially allow students to [...]

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