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Surviving the Schedule Overload

Now that school is back in session and the holidays are around the corner, you’re probably feeling the pressure of supporting every school booster, fundraiser and volunteer opportunity for your child. As a parent, it’s overwhelming. Especially since we’re usually

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3 Activities to Teach Respect

As a parent, you are probably well aware of the differences between telling your child something versus showing them. Children learn best by doing. This doesn’t mean oral communication is out the door, but providing visual or hands-on activities for

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Posted in Courtesy, Integrity

Teaching Kids How to Persevere

In a world that can sometimes be too focused on instant gratification, it’s important to teach our children the importance of perseverance and it’s connection to success. Our children, and us as well, are sensitive to words like “failure”. It

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Teaching Your Kids to Rise Above Bullying

At Farrell’s U.S. Martial Arts, we follow the Tenets of Taekwondo. These are values we work to instill in our students both inside and outside of the dojang (school). One of these values is “indomitable spirit.” What does indomitable spirit

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Staying Positive

Teaching your child how to stay positive is a great life lesson that will pay off infinity-fold as they grow older. We can’t shelter our children from sad news or negative behavior, but we can teach them how to handle

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5 Tips to Help Your Child Set Goals

If you read our last (and first!) blog post, we discussed the importance of kids having goals. That’s easy enough to understand, but how do you help them actually set those goals? What’s too much or too little? How do

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