T-Shirts Can Say A Lot

July 12, 2010 by  
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Attitude Is Everything!

Well, it’s summer. Time to pull out my favorite T-shirts, too light for me to wear unless it’s 90+ degrees. And I have quite a collection of shirts emblazoned with some of my favorite expressions. So, I thought I would share them with you. I am sure you will catch on to the main theme. My #1 T-shirt exclaims, “Make It Happen!” That’s my motto. I believe if we want something, we have... 

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School’s Out For Summer

May 27, 2010 by  
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“Kids are from Krypton; Parents are from Pluto” Radio series update May 27: Time with your kids: There tends to be a lot of stress and pressure during the school year, what with homework, cramming in extracurricular activities, and early bedtimes. But the summer offers a chance to slow down, be less scheduled and more laid back. Now, I know that many of you probably have to still get... 

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Summer With The Kids: Attitude Is Everything

May 20, 2010 by  
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A day at the zoo

“Kids are from Krypton: Parents are from Pluto” Radio series update May 20: School’s getting out:  Is that a good thing?  What I find is parents fall into one of two categories:  those who are thrilled to have the kids home, and the others who dread summer and can’t wait for school to start again.  For some, summer is a friend; for others a foe.  Same event; different responses. ... 

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Summer Learning

July 19, 2008 by  
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Dear Dr. Vicki, My friends say they need to keep their kids doing worksheets over the summer so they start the new school year on a good foot. My son cries and yells through the whole thing. He could really use the review but is it worth the torment? We all have to do things in life we don’t want to do, but is this one of them? What is the best thing a parent can do to prepare their child for... 

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