The Blog

As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!

Dealing with Fear

Children have many misconceptions and fears. It is important to understand that children’s difficulties in coping with life are real and need to be dealt with in an encouraging way. Continue reading

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Caution Without Fear

Do not put fear into your children. Adults must give children the information for them to protect themselves and be safe in a factual, non-threatening way. Making them fearful does not make them safer. Continue reading

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Survival Skills

We need and our children need to control our stress and fear. Continue reading

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Making Friends

If  your child has difficulty making friends, summer may  be the time to start to do something about it.  Some children, while not rejected by their peers, are merely neglected by them.  There are other children who are afraid of … Continue reading

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