50 Facts of Life

I tell you our younger people REALLY are in sad shape when it comes to manners, respect, how to interact with people in a business and personal manner. I have seen a few that have been taught, then I have seen some that have blown my mind. I sat down tonight a wrote this out knowing it all needed to be said! Lets lay this out.. They are in no order, because they are ALL important!

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Parenting Class_Parenting Styles: Balanced Parenting

According to Prepare-Enrich, “a balanced style of parenting tends to be the most healthy because it balances age-appropriate child autonomy and parental control. Independence is encouraged and discipline is consistent and fair. Parenting is warm and nurturing without being overindulgent. According to research, a balanced parenting style is related to the best outcomes for children and teens. Balanced parenting is achieved by balancing closeness and flexibility Take a look at the below suggestions and find out what works for you and your family.

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Parenting Class_Parenting Style Quiz

Today, we’re going to look at parenting styles. We’re providing a quiz and your score. What type of parenting style do you use? Find out by taking this quiz. Answer the questions honestly, based on your beliefs and what you would really say or do, not how you think it “should” be answered. Grab your pen/pencil and your paper or notebook.

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Life Skills: Checkbook Registry, Anyone?

Life Skills_ Checkbook Register

 

When you look at your checkbook – remember we discussed writing checks? Well, this time, we’re talking about keeping up with the amount of your check. So we’re going to look at the back of the checkbook and you’ll find an area called the checkbook register. This is where you write date, recipient/reason for the check, the amount, and finally, if it cleared/or was paid out – and if it equals your bank statement.

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Parenting Class: Basics for Parenting

Parenting Skills Class
***DISCLAIMER***
The following information is free for use and compiled from many sources. Some of these sites and videos link to youtube. While we will do our utmost to ensure the links are active and non-offensive, please be advised to click on links or embedded objects with caution. Ms. Shows is a certified facilitator of the Prepare-Enrich Program, one of the resources utilized. Anyone interested in the P/E program may send an email requesting more information to Ms. Shows at eshows@summitintl.org.

There are many stressors involved with parenting: work and school conflicts, unexpected and/or chronic illnesses, finances, changing family dynamics… even the daily grind can affect the entire family, wearing away little-by-little at each individual. We’re going to address these stressors, behaviors that need addressing from both the parent and the child, and we’re going to discuss the parent’s responsibility to look at child-raising as more than just another job. Our hope is to help you, the parent, engage and connect with your child(ren). So grab a piece of paper (a notebook or a printer and a ream of paper) and a pen, curl up with a good cup of tea or coffee and your computer, and let’s get to work.

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Life Skills

Life Skills Activities and Guidelines Picture

Social Media. Thanks to social media, we are able to share goodies such as blogs, articles, vlogs, videos, how-tos and various resources. A goody shared today via facebook is about “guidelines for practical life skills for kids” and is seen here: http://www.thirtyhandmadedays.com/2015/03/guidelines-for-practical-life-skills-for-kids/

Life skills are very important, so we’ll look at these and add to them, starting from 13 years to adulthood.

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