What Kids Need: Planning Skills

What Kids Need: Planning Skills As a former school administrator for many years, I can certainly testify to the need for kids to develop planning skills.  In the high school where I worked for many years, we went to great lengths to provide each student with a...

What Kids Need: Parental Boundaries

What Kids Need: Parental Boundaries It doesn’t take very long for kids to learn that they can break the rules without consequences.  Parents help kids learn self-discipline and self-control when they set boundaries in the home and enforce them.  As a high school...

What Kids Need: Family Boundaries

What Kids Need: Family Boundaries This series on What Kids Need is coming from the research and survey data of the Minneapolis based, Search-Institute.  Search has surveyed nearly five-million kids from 6th-12th grades to determine what kids need to grow up to be...