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SPONSORED BY: Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Club Our son’s middle school English teacher suggested to our young man that he might like the Sarasota Scullers and organized rowing. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that that recommendation was the most impactful thing to happen during his entire 3 years of middle school. Almost immediately after that suggestion our son’s priorities changed, his physical development shifted dramatically, his disposition improved and a soc
As families prepare their students for the school season, educators weigh in on best practices for managing the transition back to school. Get into a routine Before school starts, adjust your child’s bedtime and wake them up five to 10 minutes earlier each day leading up to the first day. Also, post a morning task chart. “By making a visual schedule, kids know what is expected and check off the pictures or word phrases as they do each one,” says Tara Walrod, a school counselo
"Get me a drink of water," demanded the seven-year-old girl on the couch. A few minutes later the sibling chimed in with, "Bring me some chips!" The please and thank you manners were painfully missing. Dad was oblivious to what was happening as mom continued to cater their demands throughout the day. For dinner, Mom made them each separate dinners. At the ended of the day, Mom looked exhausted. I don’t think this Mom or Dad had any clue that they were raising entitled childre
4 Parenting Mistakes a Mom Inadvertently Made with Her Daughter I was at a friend's house listening to her 9-year-old daughter play the piano. Her mother piped in and announced that she was going to play the other part of the duet. Her daughter raised her hand and said, "You are not included!" Mom reacted by reprimanding, "That's not nice. You shouldn't talk to me like that." As you can imagine, things didn't go well from here. This all came down in less than 2 minutes. How d
When will they be ready? Rites of passage have certainly changed over the years. When I was growing up Sweet Sixteen parties, getting the keys to the car, Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras and high school graduation parties were the milestones. Today, the gateway to adulthood seems to be marked by one simple purchase: a smartphone. As children get smartphones at an ever-younger age (on average age 10), parents are fearful to open Pandora’s Box. At some point, parents will have to face t
Helping Everyone Adjust as Daylight Savings Time Ends Advice from Weiss Pediatric Care ... Ahhh! An hour of extra sleep is on the horizon (November 5th) when daylight savings time comes to an end … EXCEPT if you have young children! Older children may jump right into the new time. They’ll go to sleep at their regular bedtime on Saturday night, wake a little earlier according to new time on Sunday morning, go to bed at their usual clock time on Sunday night and voila…they fall