Monthly Archives: September 2012

Negative School Attitude

  When it comes to children’s personalities and behaviors, parents should take less blame when things go wrong with a child and claim less credit when they go well. ~ David C. Rowe  There are two major things that business … Continue reading

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Social Relations

The friends you keep determine the trouble you meet ~anonymous   For the a middle schooler, the need to be liked and accepted by a small group of “best friends” can seem like the most important thing in the world … Continue reading

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Manners

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. ~ Emily Post Teaching children good manners can be a very long-term, frustrating task. No … Continue reading

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Leesville Road Middle School Student Bullying Survey

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Understand Middle School Stress

Did you have a stressful day? Your child may have, too. Aside from the typical demands of homework and chores, some middle schoolers are bothered by:  •Problems with friends. •Significant tension in the family.  •Being overly self-critical. •Too many extracurricular … Continue reading

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