Questions to Ask During Teacher Conferences by Julie Shullo

Teacher conferences are an important time to connect with your student’s teacher(s) and learn more about how he/she is doing both academically and socially. How is my student excelling? What are his/her strengths both academically and socially? It’s easy to go into parent conferences wanting to know any areas where your student might need extra...
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Tree Pose By Michelle Schwarzmann

“That looks pretty easy.” “You’re standing on one foot, right?” “How hard can that be?” Those are the comments I hear when I show a student how to get into the tree pose until they try it. This pose is especially good for balance and focus. Now let’s get into it… -Stand with your feet...
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Belly Breathing by Julie Shullo

Try belly breathing… Close your eyes and imagine your stomach as a balloon. You can put your hands on your stomach if you’d like. Take a slow, deep breath in for 3 counts and envision the balloon expanding (push-out your stomach) as your lungs fill with air. Hold for 3 counts.   4. Slowly release...
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Homework: Ways to Structure Your Homework Time by Julie Shullo

Homework can be a major stress for children and teens (and you)! Help your child/teen develop strong habits for completing homework with these 4 tips: 1. Schedule a consistent time for homework to be completed.  Afternoons can become busy with sports and other extracurricular activities.  However, set clear expectations with your child/teen that homework is...
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