Archive for category: Character Blog
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04
2017

School, Peer Pressure and Cliques, How Parents Can Help

School, Peer Pressure and Cliques How Parents can help   As kids navigate friendships and cliques, there’s plenty parents can do to offer support. If your child seems upset, or suddenly spends time alone when usually very social, ask about it. Here are some tips: Talk about your own experience...

10
04
2017

5 Ways That You Can Teach Your Kids to Properly Manage Anger

This has always been a problem as long as I can remember.  Anger is an issue, if not taken care of early in life, that may lead to some very serious problems.   The following article is written by Robin Sivlerman.  Here is the link to the  Article on managing anger A boy took my son’s ball away from...

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03
2017

Instilling Perseverance in Children

In todays world this is extremely lacking, perseverance is becoming a lost trait.  I firmly believe that martial arts training will help curtail this epidemic but there are other ways to instill this very important trait in our children.   Being an example is one way, not letting your kids quit just...

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03
2017

How To Not Raise A Quitter

Attached below is a great article about children and quitting.  In my experience many times the child doesn’t want to quit the activity, the activity is just getting in the way of what they are doing at the moment.  What I mean by this is the child may have other ideas about what they want to do nex...

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02
2017

Self Control, 4 Key Points.

4 key principles of Self Control:   Our mind and what we let in it: We need to control what we let into our mind and what we think about.  If we are thinking about negative or sad things we will more than likely act negative or sad.  Conversely if we think about happy things then we will be hap...