But most importantly, we can help! With the help from some of our Parent Toolkit experts and guest writers, we compiled the ultimate guide to navigating the tumultuous time that is middle school.
Abby… is about to enter Middle School. Middle School. Capital M, capital S.
At least in my mind. The enhanced rate at which new memory forms in response to input during these years results in its dynamic reorganization.
Help your children make the most of these years of their most efficient learning potential by providing opportunities to increase their motivation. Interestingly, the kids seemed to deal with these changes with few issues.
It was the parents who suffered the most. Your guidance and the model you set will serve as a lighted pathway to construction of the social-emotional skills, personal values, and self-reliance your child needs to both thrive now and achieve their future dreams.
This ehow article will get girls through the Middle School Blues. In order to survive middle school, try being a great friend to others. Many girls face peer pressure throughout their middle school years trying to fit in and attract the "right" girls. By reaching out to other girls and boys and being kind, considerate and friendly you'll always have lots of real friends.
As you enter high school, some of those same students will follow you and you may even still be friends in adulthood. Make adjustments and make friends.
Middle school teachers are a great resource for support. Given the fact that they are teaching middle school shows one or two things.
Either they love to be around middle schoolers or they are gluttons for punishment. Ask questions about life skills such as communication, studying tips and how to choose a career.
Tapping into the mind of a middle school teacher can provide guidance, protection and supervision. The middle school years can quickly force students on their knees praying for help with that science project research or learning about math concepts that you'll never use. A relationship with God in the middle school years is beneficial. You'll be able to overcome your fears, anxieties and worries.
Reading the Bible is a great source of empowerment.
You'll be able to counsel friends and walk with confidence with subjects like love, sex, money and dating.