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A+ Parenting: 9 Tips to Boost Bad Grades

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Consider Other Factors Affecting Grades


After a series of bad grades, assess whether something bigger is going on in your child's life. A dip in grades could be a symptom of learning difficulties or other things your child is struggling with, such as bullying, puberty, parental separation or divorce, over-scheduling, illness, or sleep troubles. Talk with your child about anything that might be affecting his school performance. Seek the help of a school counselor early on when any serious problems arise.

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August 31, 2014



Leftovers make deliciously healthy lunches, and save a lot of time. Use last night's dinner leftovers as the basis of your child's lunch — adding just one or two extra ingredients can make it seem like an entirely different meal.


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