16 To-“Do’s” For a Successful School Year for Your Child and You

It’s back-to-school time! Get tips from Mercy’s Gail Snyder, licensed professional clinical counselor, that can help you and your child make this school year as successful as possible. The first year of school for your child, as well as all the subsequent years of returning to the classroom each fall, can sometimes cause stress and…

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The Common-sense ABCs of Raising Confident, Self-assured Children

Helping a child build a solid sense of self has three simple, common-sense steps. Just remember ABC. Raising confident, self-assured children takes more than love and praise. Telling a child how wonderful and special he or she is can result in a child who is either arrogant or insecure (“Why am I so special?”). Helping a…

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