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How to Push Your Kids to Better Education without Being Pushy

Posted: May 29, 2019

Educating kids can be difficult. Parents should know that it's not necessarily their fault if they struggle with this aspect of child-rearing. Kids are trying to establish themselves as individuals, are curious about the world, and many like to learn on their own terms. They can even resist something as positive as education if presented in a way they resent. Education is even more complicated today. Some of the most traditional educational models don't work for kids. However, it's still possible for parents to work around these challenges. They can help make their kids more educated and encourage them to go far without pushing them to annoyance.

 

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Jobs That Can Instill a Sense of Responsibility in Your Teen

Posted: May 29, 2019

As a parent, one of your primary responsibilities is preparing your children to leave the nest and thrive out in the world on their own. There will never be enough time to teach them everything they need to know, and no matter how great a parent you are, they are going to make some mistakes along the way. Luckily there are plenty of things you can do as a parent to help them transition into responsible adulthood. One of the best things you can do is encourage your teen to work and have a job. Here are four jobs that can instill an extra sense of responsibility in your teen. 

 

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Emergency First Aid All Parents Should Know

Posted: May 29, 2019

No matter how careful you are as a parent, you can’t prevent every emergency or every injury. First aid situations can happen in the blink of an eye, and most need fast action in response. Here are a few first aid scenarios and basic instructions for what to do when they occur:

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4 Skills Every Child Should Have By the Time They Move Out

Posted: May 29, 2019

 

As parents, we want to do everything in our power to enrich our children’s lives and prepare them for a successful future. We sign our children up for tutoring, music lessons, and sports programs. What other steps can we take to prepare our children for the future? With that question in mind, below are 4 common-sense life skills every child should learn.


10 Tips Parents Can Use to Build Confidence & Leadership in Kids

Posted: May 29, 2019

Every parent wants happy, healthy and confident kids.

Here at ATA Excellence Martial Arts, our instructors feel that teaching kids martial arts can help build self-confidence in children of all ages. The techniques we practice at our school help children become accurate in their movements, skilled in their learning and confident in their martial arts skills.

As a parent, here are some suggestions on how you can can instill self-confidence in your children at home:


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