Cathy Towner

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3 Tips for Your Children to Practice for Self-Control

Posted by Cathy Towner on Mar 31, 2017 3:41:00 PM

What is self-control? It is the ability to control oneself, keeping one’s emotions in check, especially when one is in a very difficult situation. As adults, sometimes self-control could be a challenge.For a child, just learning, this could be a very big hurdle to accomplish.

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Topics: Character Education

3 Tips for Your Child to Practice for Self-Control

Posted by Cathy Towner on Mar 24, 2017 4:00:00 PM

What is self-control? It is the ability to control oneself, keeping one’s emotions in check, especially when one is in a very difficult situation. As adults, sometimes self-control could be a challenge.For a child, just learning, this could be a very big hurdle to accomplish.

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Topics: Character Education

How to Make Read-Aloud Time With Your Child A Special Event

Posted by Cathy Towner on Mar 23, 2017 10:39:10 AM

Do you want to spend more time with your child, build up their reading skills, and help them learn to love books? You can do all three when you read aloud to them. Not only will this strengthen your bond, but it will give your child a jump start in literacy skills. While you are entertaining your child, they are not only learning alongside you, but you both are spending precious moments together.

Here are some suggestions on how this time could be spent with one another:

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Topics: Reading

How to Make Read-Aloud Time With Your Child A Special Event

Posted by Cathy Towner on Mar 17, 2017 3:55:00 PM

Do you want to spend more time with your child, build up their reading skills, and help them learn to love books? You can do all three when you read aloud to them. Not only will this strengthen your bond, but it will give your child a jump start in literacy skills. While you are entertaining your child, they are not only learning alongside you, but you both are spending precious moments together.

Here are some suggestions on how this time could be spent with one another:

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Topics: Reading

How to Raise Thankful Children - 4 Easy Tips

Posted by Cathy Towner on Feb 10, 2017 4:29:08 PM

Getting a child to say “please” and “thank you” isn’t terribly hard. We demand it. “Would you like some fruit snacks?” “Say please.” “The Target lady just gave you a sticker, what do you say?”

But what I’ve been pondering, is how do we teach our children to understand the depth of thanks—how do we teach them to really mean it? In other words, how do we teach young kids to be thankful?

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