Many parents view education as a pathway to future success. In addition to exploring postsecondary options, parents should also look into specialized academic programs for their children in elementary, middle, and high schools.
Especially between loved ones, conflict can be emotionally distressing. It is not uncommon for adults to find it difficult to manage conflict when emotions are high, and as a parent you may find the task of teaching your child conflict management daunting.
“He’s a workaholic”, I hear you say about your colleague. “He needs to find a better work-life balance”. We all know the dangers that working too intensely take on our physical and mental health, family relationships, general happiness and emotional wellbeing. We acknowledge this is the case for adults. Yet, every year many young people in primary and secondary education give up their hobbies, including sports and performing arts, to work intensely for seemingly endless tests and examinations. Doesn’t this seem rather counter-intuitive to you?
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