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Tamara Claverie
School Counselor
(504) 891-5509

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!

Which of these 8 hacks decrease screen time?
(Source: Screenagers)

Screen-Free Zones
(Source: Screenagers)

Preventing the flu

3 Action Steps to Fight the Flu

How to increase maturity in youth
(Source: Screenagers)

Five ways to keep unwanted content blocked
(Source: Common Sense Media)

12 Screen-less gift ideas kids will love
(Source: Screenagers)

 7 Family time and learning tips for the holidays

15 fun holiday season activities to enjoy with your kids
(Source: The Scholarship System)

9 holiday traditions that replace materialism with meaning
(Source: Parent Map)

Family Christmas gift ideas: Giving experiences

21 things to do during Christmas break
(Source: The Spruce)

11 fun ways to spend time with your kids
(Source: Omvana)

Talking to children about violence
(Source: National Assoc. of School Psychologists)

Empowering young people in the aftermath of hate
(Source: Anti-Defamation League)

Explaining the news to our kids
(Source: Common Sense Media)

Kids who need a little help to make friends

Teens and Technology: Managing Cell Phone Usage

Kids and Exercise
(Source: KidsHealth)

Sun Safety
(Source: KidsHealth)

How to talk to kids about violence, crime and war

Helping kids after a shooting

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

Connecting with Your Pre-Teen

Student Support Newsletter, Vol. 1

9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About
(Source: Common Sense Media)

Helping With Homework minisite for your 
students' parents

(Source: KidsHealth)

Tips for Parents: Stranger Danger
(Source: The Learning Community)

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

(Source: BabyCenter)

Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities
(Source: KidsHealth)

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Elementary School
(Source: KidsHealth)

Fortnite, addiction and what to do about it

10 Parenting Tips to Preserve Summer Sanity

Raising a Summer Reader

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

Best websites, recommendations for families

Bike Safety
(Source: KidsHealth)

Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet
(Source: KidsHealth)

Moving to Middle School
(Source KidsHealth)

School Violence and the News
(Source: KidsHealth)

Why Kids Need Routines
Source: Aha!Parenting)

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School
(Source: KidsHealth)

The Power of Positive Emotions
(Source: KidsHealth)

Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem
(Source: KidsHealth)

Raising Confident Kids
Source: KidsHealth)

Fitness for Kids Who Don't Like Sports
(Source: KidsHealth)

Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
(Source: KidsHealth)

A Guide for First-Time Parents
(Source: KidsHealth)

10 Steps for Parents and Kids to Tame the Worry Monster
(Source: The Huffington Post)

Separation Anxiety
(Source: KidsHealth)

Top 10 Homework Tips
(Source: KidsHealth)

Kids and Food: 10 Tips for Parents
(Source: KidsHealth)

How Can Families Be Healthier?
Posted March 21, 2017

School Counselors
(Source: KidsHealth)

How to Talk to Your Child About the News
(Source: KidsHealth)

Talking Politics: What to Say to Your Kids
(Source: KidsHealth)

Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying
(Source: McGill)
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