How do kids know who they should be loyal to? This month I’ve been focused on talking to the kids about loyalty. Kids understand the concept of loyalty, but aren’t necessarily sure when they should or should NOT be loyal to someone. When I ask them who they should be loyal to they typically respond […]
Teaching kids to win arguments the right way can be challenging. Mostly, their lower brain (fight or flight party) still drives them more than their higher brain (reasoning part). When it comes to arguing it’s all about the right point of view for the higher brain.
I came across a great article about yelling in front of your kids, and the effect it has on them. I thought it tied in well with our theme this month; Self-control. Be sure to read the entire article, as it actually makes for a good point to have disagreements in front of your kids. […]
Spring time is always a tough time for kids to stay focused. They’ve been inside all winter reducing their physical activity to about half of what it normally is. And when it finally warms up all they can think about is playing outside. So how to you curb this natural desire and keep them on […]
“Those who stand for nothing will fall for anything.” – Alexander Hamilton Do you know what you stand for? Do your kids? In our academy our staff and leadership team must know what we stand for. There is our purpose statement followed by our core objectives. Core Objective #1: We treat people with dignity and […]