Welcome to Parent University!
Inspired Learning strives to provide educational opportunities for parents as well as students in order to increase parent involvement and empower parents to raise children who are successful not only in school, but also in life. Check back with us often for new resources and links related to our themes for the month!
This Spring at Inspired Learning:
We will be hosting 2 Parent Workshops per month. Monthly parent workshops can be found on our Upcoming Events page and related links as well as useful tips are listed below
Communication tips for parents
Listening and talking is the key to a healthy connection between you and your children. But parenting is hard work and maintaining a good connection with teens can be challenging, especially since parents are dealing with many other pressures. If you are having problems over an extended period of time, you might want to consider consulting with a mental health professional to find out how they can help.
50 Easy Ways to Be a Fantastic Parent
*Remember that discipline is not punishment. Enforcing limits is really about teaching kids how to behave in the world and helping them to become competent, caring, and in control.
Kids & Tech: Tips for Parents in the Digital Age
Treat media as you would any other environment in your child's life. The same parenting guidelines apply in both real and virtual environments. Set limits; kids need and expect them. Know your children's friends, both online and off. Know what platforms, software, and apps your children are using, what sites they are visiting on the web, and what they are doing online.
Kids & Food: 10 Tips for Parents
Rewrite the kids' menu. Who says kids only want to eat hot dogs, pizza, burgers, and macaroni and cheese? When eating out, let your kids try new foods and they might surprise you with their willingness to experiment. You can start by letting them try a little of whatever you ordered or ordering an appetizer for them to try.
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