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School Counselor
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Parent Resources

Below are some great articles from online resources recommended by the Counseling Department. You'll find tons of useful information on various topics relevant to St. George's students and parents. Be sure to check back for newly added articles!

Kids who need a little help to make friends
Posted September 26, 2018 (Source: Child Mind Institute)

How to help kids make friends: 10 evidence based tips
Posted September 26, 2018 (Source: Parenting Science)

Helping your child make new friends
Posted September 26, 2018 (Source: PBS)

Which is better, rewards or punishments? Neither
Posted September 13, 2018 (Source: New York Times)

What teens really think about their social media lives
Posted September 10, 2018 (Source: Common Sense Media)

Ages and Stages: How Children Build Friendships
Posted August 30, 2018 (Source: Scholastic)

Family Separations at the Border: Table Talk,
Family Conversations about Current Events

Posted June 27, 2018 (Source: ADL)

Getting Your Child Ready for Camp
Posted June 13, 2018

Summer Safety for Kids
Posted June 13, 2018

Teens and Technology: Managing Cell Phone Usage
Posted June 13, 2018

Kids and Exercise
Posted May 14, 2015 (Source: KidsHealth)

Sun Safety
Posted May 14, 2015 (Source: KidsHealth)

How to talk to kids about violence, crime and war
Posted March 23, 2018

Helping kids after a shooting
Posted February 21, 2018

How to Talk to Young People about Gun
Violence and Mass Shootings

Posted February 21, 2018

Connecting with Your Pre-Teen
Posted May 18, 2017

Student Support Newsletter, Vol. 1

Posted April 30, 2017

Homework Help minisite for kids

Homework Help minisite for teens

Helping With Homework minisite for your
students' parents

Posted September 8, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Tips for Parents: Stranger Danger
Posted June 6, 2016 (Source: The Learning Community)

How to Talk to Your Child about Poverty and Homelessness
for Children 5-8

Posted April 13, 2016 (Source: BabyCenter)

Bias, Bullying and Bad Behavior in Politics: What’s the Takeaway for Youth?
Posted March 16, 2016 (Source: Anti-Defamation League)

9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About
Posted January 25, 2016 (Source: Common Sense Media)

Waking Disaster: Making Mornings Easier 
Posted October 12, 2015 (Source:Nola Baby)

Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities
Posted October 17, 2014 (Source: KidsHealth)

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Elementary School
Posted October 17, 2014 (Source: KidsHealth)

Fortnite, addiction and what to do about it
Posted June 20, 2018

10 Parenting Tips to Preserve Summer Sanity

Posted June 13, 2018

29 Summer Parenting Hacks That Are Borderline Genius
Posted June 1, 2018

Raising a Summer Reader
Posted May 18, 2018

Let Summer be Time for Children to Play, Laugh,
Learn and Heal

Posted May 28, 2018

Top Five Ways to Enjoy Every Moment with Your Little One This Summer

Posted May 28, 2018

Best websites, recommendations for families
Posted May 18, 2018

Bike Safety
Posted April 18, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet
Posted September 28, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Moving to Middle School
Posted August 15, 2017 (Source KidsHealth)

School Violence and the News
Posted December 18, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Why Kids Need Routines
Posted September 28, 2016 (Source: Aha!Parenting)

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School
Posted September 9, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

The Power of Positive Emotions
Posted February 6, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem
Posted January 17, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Raising Confident Kids
Posted January 17, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Fitness for Kids Who Don't Like Sports
Posted January 17, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
Posted January 17, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

A Guide for First-Time Parents
Posted January 17, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

10 Steps for Parents and Kids to Tame the Worry Monster
Posted December 13, 2016 (Source: The Huffington Post)

Separation Anxiety
Posted September 18, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Top 10 Homework Tips
Posted September 6, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Kids and Food: 10 Tips for Parents
Posted April 18, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

How Can Families Be Healthier?
Posted March 21, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

School Counselors
Posted February 5, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

How to Talk to Your Child About the News
Posted December 18, 2016 (Source: KidsHealth)

Talking Politics: What to Say to Your Kids
Posted October 30, 2017 (Source: KidsHealth)

Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying
Posted October 8, 2017 (Source: McGill)
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