• Parenting ain't easy


    The job of parenting is hard work. Oftentimes, we need the advice of professionals to guide us along the way. Below are some web resources that I have found helpful. As always, please feel free to contact the counseling office for any reason throughout the school year. 


    Tips for Calming First-Day Jitters in Grade School 

    from Understood.com

    Click Link for webpage


    Back to School Anxiety 

    From Child and Mind Institute 

    Anxiety Link




    Hard work        

    An article stressing hard work over intelligence

    Hard work over intelligence article link


    Books that teach- a website summarizing children's books, sorted by topic: 

    Summarizes children's books link






    Cyberbullying Awareness Article 





    Article on effective parenting strategies to manage tantrums and behavioral problems, or learn tips on how to help your child cope with grief, divorce, and trauma

    Divorce, grief, and trauma


    Parenting tips including tips for disciplining young children, dealing with angry children, coping with school transitions, and fostering values

    Parenting tips link





    College and Career Readiness- Careers! Yes even in elementary school! 

    Great resource for exploring and promoting career development at the elementary level

    Career Zone link





    Tips to help children deal with conflict 

    Conflict Link


    Angry Kids: Dealing with Explosive Behavior 

    Anger link


    Anxiety in Children: What is normal and how to handle it

    Anxiety Link


    Tips to help your elementary student handle stress 


    Stress Link


    Helping your child after a crisis

    Crisis Link




    This is an excellent website to help adults understand attention and learning issues in children. If you have a child with learning difficulties, check out Understanding Your Child's Challenges section. Also, a great resource for how to empower your child. 


    Understanding Your Child Link