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Tips for a Better Morning Routine from EmpoweringParents.com

“Our Morning Routine Isn’t Working”— 6 Ways to Fix It Now by Megan Devine, LCPC Maybe you started out the school year on the right foot. All those late summer discussions about your kids getting organized, laying their clothes out the night before, getting out of bed on time, fixing their own breakfast, getting through the morning without arguments—you really thought …

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College Coaching

Do you have a high school junior in your family?  Have you begun thinking about the college planning process you and your high school junior should be starting this spring?  Are you wondering how you will have the time to guide your student to effectively research schools, request letters of recommendation, locate information about college visits, assess which schools offer …

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The Writing Process

By Tricia Yandle, MEd   How does your child approach a writing assignment?  What we see very often is that students given an assignment to write a 5-paragraph persuasive essay or a 2-page plot summary or a 10-page research paper begin the same way–  by putting pen to paper and recording thoughts as they come to the students.   At …

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November 9 Guerrilla Cuisine Dinner to Benefit LMC!

  On Sunday, November 9, from 6:00PM until 10:00PM, Guerrilla Cuisine and Chef Bryan Lindsay promise to inject an element of surprise and adventure into dining, elevating your usual Sunday supper to something truly special! You may be introduced to a new food, a new place, new information or a new friend. At a Guerrilla Cuisine dinner you never know …

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LMC’s Southeastern Conference: Tuesday, Sept. 30 & Wed, Oct. 1!

Please join us for the 16th Southeastern Educational Conference, Bringing Schools Together taking place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 and Wednesday, October 1, 2014 on the campus of Porter-Gaud School.  The Conference will feature author and Professor of Psychology, Daniel Willingham, Ph.D., who will talk with local educators about the way the brain works and how that can be applied in the classroom. Parent Night will …

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Sip & Shop Benefit at J.McLaughlin on September 25!

  On Thursday, September 25, J.McLaughlin will host a benefit for LifeManagement Center. Please bring friends and enjoy light refreshments while shopping the full line of men’s and women’s clothing and pet accessories at J. McLaughlin on 212 King Street. 15% of proceeds will benefit LMC. Even if you can’t make it to the event that evening, you can still shop …

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Dear LifeManagement Center: A Parent Testimonial

Dear LifeManagement Center, My daughter was diagnosed with learning disabilities a year ago.  My husband and I were at a loss about how to help her and had no idea how we could afford tutoring.  We were grateful to receive a scholarship from LMC that helped us pay for tutoring. This is what you should know about my daughter:  she has …

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Tips for Parents from KidsHealth.org

Source: http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/child_organized.html Most kids generate a little chaos and disorganization. Yours might flit from one thing to the next — forgetting books at school, leaving towels on the floor, and failing to finish projects once started. You’d like them to be more organized and to stay focused on tasks, such as homework. Is it possible? Yes! A few kids seem naturally organized, …

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Helpful Educational Resources from Khan Academy

Helpful Educational Resources By Tricia Yandle, MEd Picture this: you are at the kitchen table helping your fourth grader with homework.  Tonight’s math homework looks totally foreign to you.  This is 4th grade math?!  How do we even begin?!  Even worse, your child has no idea how to complete these problems either.  So, what do you do?  Consulting the textbook …

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Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events At LMC

Thursday, September 18  |  6:00-8:00 pm:  Michael Mitchell Gallery (438 King St.) will host a benefit honoring LifeManagement Center on Thursday, September 18 from 6-8 p.m.  Enjoy light bites from Callie’s Biscuits and spirits from Firefly Distillery while shopping for a great cause.  Michael Mitchell Gallery offers an array of original art, interior decor and chic books.  A percentage of the …

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