5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Children Thrive and Excel In School

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. New for 2022, Levitt has launched a new professional development resource for teachers called PD Reimagined.

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What Parents Can Do To Help Their Children Have
Greater Success in School
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Because emotional intelligence is a learned skillset (and a foundational skill to succeed academically and beyond), here are 5 things that parents can do to help their kids thrive and excel at school and beyond:

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Avoiding Court and Litigation When Getting Divorced

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Avoiding Court & Litigation When Getting Divorced
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    • Divorce is one of the most emotional events a person can experience. In fear, in despair, and often complete devastation people are often reacting and working from a place of confusion and anger.  This may lead to hiring the wrong attorney, not consulting experts before signing agreements, or failing to act when you should.

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Establishing Morning Routines Can Boost Mood & Energy

Interview: Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D. on the Importance of Morning Routines.

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and is also a mother of two—so she is also an expert in scheduling and maximizing one of our dearest resources—time! As millions of families are getting ready to go back to school and all the chaos that comes with this, daily routines are important and can really help us to start our days off in the best way, so we can be our best selves.

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Morning Routines:

A morning routine is amazing for so many things, including giving your mood and energy levels a boost.  Here’s why:

1. Our brains LOVE routine.  The less work our brains have to do, the happier our brains are, so routines feel really good to most of us. So having some routines in our lives is a really lovely way to conserve energy for more complicated parts of our day.

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3 Ways to Legally Protect Your Child During Divorce

Available for Interviews: Teddy Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Protecting Your Children During Divorce
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So often we’re asked when does my child get to talk to the Judge? The Family Court will rarely question your child about what he wants to have happen or where she wants to live.

If parents cannot agree on a parenting plan or strongly disagree with what is in their child’s best interests, here are some ways to legally protect your child:

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Behind Facebook’s Algorithm and How to Better Manage Our Emotional Response

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

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Facebook and Our Emotional Response to Polarizing Content
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Whistleblower Frances Haugen claims that the issue around Facebook allegedly knowingly causing harm is due to a conflict of interest between their growth in revenue and engagement and the public interest. In 2018 Facebook introduced an algorithm that relates to how content is offered to users, specifically choosing to show whatever type of content the user engaged with the most in the past. Hauge explained, “It is easier to entice people with anger.”

Author and education advocate Nadine Levitt would like to unpack why that is the case:

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What to Pack in Your Child’s Lunch for Optimal Performance

Available for Interviews:  Tibor Deme

Tibor Deme is a Sports & Nutrition Specialist, Elite Personal Trainer, and Habit Transformation Expert. He is also the Founder of LifeBoostFit and accompanying app.

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Your Child’s Lunch: What to Pack, What to Avoid, and Why
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How children are taught to perform in school is crucial to their development, and as parents, we need to provide them with all of the necessary tools for success. One of those tools is the right nutrition to keep them focused, alert, satiated, and energized throughout the day. 

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The 21st Century Digital Playground: Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Teens on Social Media

Available for Interviews: Dr. Hope Umansky

Dr. Hope Umansky is an American Culture College Professor with a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

A continuation of the Facebook/Instagram story and the internal conspiracy where workers concerned cannot speak out. American Culture professor can talk about the biggest threat—our female teenagers—and where this might be taking us as a country.

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Continuation of the Facebook/Instagram Story:

Even as Instagram was heralded as one of Facebook’s crown jewels, it turned to extraordinary spending measures to get the attention of teenagers. It particularly emphasized a category called “early high school,” which it classified as 13-to 15-year-olds. Targeting such a vulnerable population is in itself problematic, but now that the whistle has been blown in Congress, what can be done?

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How to Use Halloween Fears to Build Confidence in Your Kids

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

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The Opportunity of Halloween to Help Kids Build Confidence
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    • Halloween can be a scary time for kids, imaginations are vivid and there is little distinction between reality and fiction—especially when the world suddenly changes into a horror landscape!
    • But Halloween can also provide a fabulous opportunity to talk about fear, and what it does to other emotions. It is also a great time to distinguish the line between what is real and what is not, and shift the power back into their hands through creativity!  

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School Reopening: What Will Learning Look Like This Fall?

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

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School Reopening This Fall:

      • Covid is not yet over! And our youngest are not yet able to be vaccinated, so what does that mean for schools?  
      • Mental health and wellbeing (and general learning) have been heavily impacted by the lack of socialization, so it is really important to reopen our schools in person, and based on CDC Guidelines, it seems this can be achieved with limited risk.  

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Summer Learning Reimagined

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

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Summer Learning
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    • This year has seen a lot of kids fall behind in terms of academic progress, so should you rush to online learning to try and close the gap before it becomes a grand canyon?

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