Archive for September, 2010

What ever happened to the Word No? A Mother’s Response and Rant

I recently came across an article about teenagers who want expensive items and suggestions on how to deal with their demands. How about “JUST SAY NO!”. Since when is  “No” a taboo word? If you are the guardian and the …

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Helium – Why Gifted Children Act Out – Susie

Blog #5 Taken from Helium Article Why gifted Children Act Out Every child is gifted. You hear that especially from the parents of the child who is not building castles, but eating the sand in the sandbox. That child is …

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Helium -Disciplining Another Parent’s Child – Susan Wholley

Blog #4 – Helium Article on Traditions     When my eldest child, Caitlin, was entering kindergarten, she cried and cried when it was time to say goodbye. I tried everything, notes in her lunch box, promises of waiting in …

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Smooth Transitions Become Traditions

  When my eldest child, Caitlin, was entering kindergarten, she cried and cried when it was time to say goodbye. I tried everything, notes in her lunch box, promises of waiting in the office, allowing her to bring a favorite …

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The Question of Personality

How many times have you heard ” What a wonderful child you have. You must be a terrific parent”. People giving you credit because you have a great kid. Is that all earned? Haven’t you ever met a seemingly awful …

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Who monitors the monitor?

Thanks for passing along my questions about the video….I spoke with Scott Tally yesterday and discovered that my video never was aired…he had lots of explanations and excuses, but the bottom line was that the fine print in the contract …

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Choosing My Fee Range

Many of the tutors ask us this question and our response is it is up to you. And that you can easily see what the other tutors are charging by looking at their profiles on our website. Also, keep in …

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What factor should I consider when choosing a fee?

We believe that your total Tutoring Match charge and your Take-Home fee should take into account a number of factors: Your experience level – How do you value your expertise? Your reputation – How well are you known and respected …

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Holistic Education

With the value of education and training in today’s highly competitive, technological world, more and more parents are searching for ways to educate their children in creatively holistic ways. Despite the rise of charter and magnet schools where students pursue …

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Tutors: Choose your fee wisely!

As independent contractors it is important that you choose you fee wisely as you can easily undervalue or overvalue your services with the wrong fee and dramatically affect your “selectability”. It is always your prerogative as to what you charge, …

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