Chris Player , School Based Clinician
Peter Hathaway, Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor
Kelly Saphir, Wellness
12 Ways to be the meanest mom in the world; an article on familyshare.com website by author Megan Wallgren suggests that setting limits and high expectations rather than ‘giving in’ is good parenting, even if your kids tell you that you are mean.
Her 12 suggestions, starting with setting a reasonable bedtime, cover chores, treats, behavior and responsibilities. Click to read the article
Helicopter Parenting: Julie Lythcott-Haims, former dean of freshmen at Stanford University, thinks that "helicopter parenting" is ruining a generation of children.
She offers four tips:
Watch the video and read the full article here:
Common Sense Media: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/
A program to prepare middle and high school students to work with their peers to confront bias and create inclusive environments in their schools and communities. Workshops also help students explore the harms of name-calling and bullying and develop skills to be allies to others.
“Mentoring makes a Difference” 6th student with a 10th grade mentor.
Qualified high school students are paired with 5th or 6th grade students to provide 20-30 minutes a week or 1:1 time in the library, shooting hoops, playing a game or walking and talking. This powerful experience has connected our students and our school community. The younger students report the best part about it is having an older student care about them and listen to them. The older students give valuable peer advice and are role models.