Posts tagged ‘#StaySane’

How Your Child Feels about A Back-to-School Workspace

Think back to your first day of school? What was it like?

I remember having a new pair of shoes and school supplies. I also remember having a desk and meeting new classmates.

At home we had after school routines to follow. They weren’t new because we followed them all the time. One of those routines was – DO YOUR HOMEWORK 1st!

I shared a bedroom with my kid sister. We didn’t have a desk in our room, so we did our homework at the kitchen table. There were a few times that homework was not completed before dinner, but that happened once I got to high school.

Fast forward to 2021!

We have operated in a remote learning environment for the last 15 months and many of you have opted to continue home schooling or having your son or daughter attend school remotely.

If your child is attending school remotely, be sure to establish a specific place in your home for them to attend school and complete their homework. 📝📚

Help them understand how important this space is, and most important- how excited you are for what they will accomplish and learn during this school year.

If they are attending school in-person, that dedicated space will still be necessary for them to complete homework and projects.

Remind them to keep it neat and organized.

By the way, let their brothers and sisters know that they are not to “borrow” (or destroy) any school supplies without permission.

Have a wonderful, successful school year with your child.

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C. Lynn Williams

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August 19, 2021 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

The Point of Differences

In families there are lots of differences. Differences include size, eye color, skin color, gender, personality, likeability. As we know, some of those differences are easier to relate to than others. We tend to gravitate to people who are more like us than those who are different. Think about that child of yours who is harder to relate to or even love, because they think differently than you.

Difference in a sea of sameness

When my children were young, they always wanted to know ‘which one of them was my favorite?‘ ‘Who did I love the best?‘ I used to tell them that I didn’t have a favorite (child) because I believed there was no room for favorite children. I did not want to raise a child with whom I created self-esteem issues because of establishing favorites. 😁 As far as I was concerned, I loved them equally, even if for different reasons.

I believe that’s the task that we are facing as a race of people right now, especially in the United States. Somehow, people feel that differences – the very things that make you unique; also make you inferior. It’s hard to teach a child, that skin color, gender and religion don’t matter, if those differences are being used to create division and discrimination.

It doesn’t matter if my skin is darker or lighter than yours, or if my gender is male, female or non binary, or if I’m a Muslim and my neighbor is a Christian. We matter because we are humans –1st and citizens of our respective countries 2nd. Let’s be each other’s keepers, and support each other’s struggles.

Together we are successful.

Operating separately is lonely and takes longer. We ALL Matter!

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C. Lynn Williams, #MsParentguru

Parent Coach, Author & Speaker

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June 15, 2020 at 3:50 pm Leave a comment


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