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You may find the following links helpful as your student progresses through the middle school.  Some pertain to school issues and others to parenting (some days we all can use a little help).  Please let us know if you would like to see additional information or resources pertaining to other issues or topics.  Please note that if your child is being bullied or harassed at school, it is vital that you let us know.  Thanks!

Below are some great articles from the Love and Logic Institute.  Most tips are practical and fairly easy to employ.  If you incorporate any of these ideas, we'd love to know. 

What is Love and Logic Find out the basic premise of parenting (or educating) wtih love and logic.

No more homework battles!  Is it really possible?  Perhaps with a little practice.

Guidelines for helping with homework

Sharing Control through choices

Teaseproof your kid

Help your children solve their own problems

Are you a helicopter, drill sergeant, consultant, or combination?

Oneliners - looking for something to say when you don't know what to say??

Can't think of an appropriate consequenceTry a classic love and logic approach.

Teens and spring fever - helping your child to make cool decisions when the weather warms up.  These tips apply to middle schoolers as well.

Help your child deal with peer pressure before they encounter it on their own!

Tough financial times makes it tough during the holidays - tips on helping kids make the shift from material items.

Helping your child cope with tradegy  Let us know if you would like us to help as well.

More helpful Links and Resources

What to do if my child is bullied  Tips for parents; it's important that we know if your child is being bullied at school!

What to do if I'm bullied  Tips for children; it's important that a trusted adult at home and at school is told.

wiscareers.wisc.edu  8th graders who are in, or who have had Careers class may use this site all the way through high school.  Reseach and learn about hundreds of careers along with what it takes to get that super excellent job!