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    Did your child fall behind in math during the pandemic?

    By Erin Gibson The news is grim: elementary and middle school students have fallen significantly behind in math during the pandemic. The research published in November 2020 (“Learning during COVID-19: Initial findings on students’ reading and math achievement and growth”) shares that in fall 2020, students in grades three through eight performed about five to […]

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    Give yourself a time out

    Self-care has become a bonafide buzzword. If you search, the hashtag on Instagram is used over 45 million times. But true self-care is more than just a pampering session or indulgent purchase. Taking care of yourself is a necessity. ‘Whenever I have a free moment, I feel mom guilt — like I should be catching […]

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    Make summer great!

    The end of the school year is in sight, and numerous summer camps across the Coast are preparing to welcome kids of all ages.Here are the camps with activities planned this summer:  OPERATING CAMPS  CAMP WILKES  2109 Camp Wilkes Road, Biloxi (228) 388-3736 www.campwilkesinc.org The camp will have weekly themes involving nature, science, the environment […]

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    Why some children lack motivation (and how parents can help)

    If you’ve ever noticed your child seeming lethargic or unmotivated, you’re not alone. As children progress through school, sometimes they become fatigued, struggling to find the “why” behind certain subjects or assignments.  At Huntington, we see many reasons students lose motivation, but here are a few of the most common:  • Because they’re struggling. When […]

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    Kids can tidy, too!

    Are you frustrated by the constant chaos in your child’s room? It’s not too late to transform it into a tidy, joyful space while teaching your child some skills that last a lifetime.  MODEL ENTHUSIASM  First, be truthful with yourself about the example you are setting. Is your room tidy? Does your child see you […]

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    Kids and alcohol

    Believe it or not, even when your teen scoffs or rolls her eyes, your opinion matters — and that includes your views on drinking. Alcohol can be a tough topic to broach for any parent, but it’s one of the most important conversations you can have. If you’re not quite sure how to proceed, here […]

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