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2015 is the year Americans are throwing out the adage of “resolutions” and replacing it with the beneficial term “habits.” Why? Resolutions focus only on the end result; when that doesn’t occur fast enough to be rewarding, we tend to give up. Making a small change to our daily habits and routines is much more… Read More
Kids Should Do More Chores This Winter! Our house is already showing signs of winter. Boots are beginning to pile up in the entryway that was lined by flip flops last month! That’s why November is the perfect time to take inventory on household chores, and make sure all members of the family are… Read More
Addicted to your cell phone? Take the challenge today! We can all get stuck in familiar routines that are nonproductive, simply because they are repeated, day after day. So, after repeatedly doing the same thing, day in and day out, we develop habits that are counterproductive to learning. We feel off-balance and… Read More
It’s been six weeks since the publication of The Learning Habit. Since then, I’ve learned which case studies and facts resonated most with both parents and teachers, from Maine to California. I’ve been excited to learn how much the data and the stories have helped parents to simplify “at-home” learning. I’ve also been fortunate enough to… Read More
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- @KJDellAntonia Talking w/ teens @ this. Important to keep in mind that the results are reflective of the effort. This = Long-Term commitment18 hours ago
- RT @PsychToday: Laundry sorting, table clearing, and other chores to get kids doing earlyâ¦and why you should, via @goodparentinc :
http://t.co/cnAOvJeZzj3 days ago
- Study Finds Habits in Children Take Root By Age 9 -- Here's What That Means for Parents
http://t.co/4wpjTby6163 days ago