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Rethinking Difficult Parents

Rethinking Difficult Parents | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
"Jack tells me that lots of kids are doing way worse things, but you ignore them and pick on him."

"Are you saying Mandy is a liar?"

"As far as I know, three kids did the same thing, yet Ben was th
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One of my favorite mantras:  "Accept what's messed up and change how you are looking at it!"

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susan koceski's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:49 PM

Great reminders in working with parents. 

Mariha Greenland Shields's curator insight, February 17, 2014 11:39 AM

Another great reference when talking with my students about working with parents.

Mrs. Monsour's comment, March 1, 2014 12:47 PM
Thank you for sharing this valuable resource, Mariha.
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4 Ways to Manage Your Pre-Tween's Unpredictable Behavior

4 Ways to Manage Your Pre-Tween's Unpredictable Behavior | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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So much for the tranquility of latency!  

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» ADHD & Parenting: 4 Mindfulness Techniques to Curb Stress - World of Psychology

» ADHD & Parenting: 4 Mindfulness Techniques to Curb Stress - World of Psychology | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) doesn’t just affect the individual.

Via Jem Muldoon
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Only one person on auto-pilot at a time!  Parents must be mindful !

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AnnC's curator insight, December 27, 2012 9:32 PM

Breathe deeply and model what children need to learn.

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Raising Boys (A Dad’s Advice for Moms)

Raising Boys (A Dad’s Advice for Moms) | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A few subtle nuances that might come in handy for moms raising boys
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Wonderful article.  Very honest.  

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» 8 Surefire Ways To Emotionally Screw Up Your Kid - World of Psychology

» 8 Surefire Ways To Emotionally Screw Up Your Kid - World of Psychology | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Do you worry about your child's emotional health? Worry no longer. Here are eight suggestions that will nearly guarantee your child will suffer from poor
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This article is "right on".  

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Identifying Seriously Traumatized Children

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National Association of School Psychologists document to guide parents and teachers.  

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