Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Habla con tus niños de middle school acerca de coquetear By Janey LeeWith Valentine’s Day approaching, young people may be trying to navigate their feelings. But are their attempts at flirting appropriate?Here’s what I try to keep in mind:Middle school is a hormonally...
The challenge of making winter magical

The challenge of making winter magical

El desafío de hacer mágico el invierno BY CHRISTINA STONE, LCSW With the arrival of a new year, I’m hearing from parents who are a putting a lot of pressure on themselves to create a magical experience for their families. Maybe they have great holiday or winter...
RAISING AN ALTRUISTIC LEADER

RAISING AN ALTRUISTIC LEADER

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., Altruistic children are the ultimate “UnSelfies.” They feel another’s pain or recognize a social problem and are driven to find solutions to help. And they do so not for accolades, trophies, rewards, or to “look good” on college applications,...
School Regrouping

School Regrouping

School Regrouping Reagrupación de clases Often parents hope that their children will stay with their best friends in the same class at school. Others might hope that this does not happen and that their children will have the opportunity to expand their group of...
Cursive Writing

Cursive Writing

Cursive Writing Letra Cursiva By Laura Saavedra Elementary School Teacher Among the arguments from those who support the return of cursive writing are political and historical concerns. The Declaration of Independence was written in cursive and therefore considered...