Posts Tagged ‘North Carolina School Counselors’

Friendship Troubles

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Helping Kids See Problems as Opportunities Friends Making new friends. Handling  challenging situations. Knowing when to move on… What do you do when a friend wants to do something that is unkind, thoughtless, or involves breaking the rules? What do you do when a friend is bossy, self-centered and treats you unkindly? If a friend …

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“It’s Mine!” Tackling the Sharing Dilemma

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Is Sharing Always the Answer? You can’t be around a group of kids for any length of time without the issue of sharing coming up. Johnny has a truck that Anthony wants…NOW! Anthony grabs the truck from Johnny and Johnny starts crying. Suzy wants to play with the doll that Chrissy has.  She asks politely if…

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5 easy steps kids can learn to problem solve on their own

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How to Empower Kids to Be Problem Solvers  Your best friend won’t sit with you on the bus. You want to watch your favorite show on tv but you have homework to do. Your pesky brother “borrows” your favorite board game and loses some of the pieces. For children and adults, life is full of…

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how to keep your cool when your child is losing theirs

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The One Secret Technique that Works There will be moments… Maybe it will seem more like days… When your child is going to get upset. It’s tough to see our children upset and hurting.  Sometimes it even triggers memories of times when we felt the same way.  (Like when you were their age and felt like everyone…

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