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4 Ways to Get Your Teen Reading Again!

Feb 25,2019 | Posted in Parent Blogs, Parent Stories, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

As a mom, educator and president of a tutoring company, I never would have thought that getting my children to read would be a struggle. In our home, my husband and I always played games that promoted literacy, we read … Read More

5 Reasons Why Reading With Your Children Is So Important

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Apr 08,2018 | Posted in Parent Blogs, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Reading with your children is very important because it increases overall oral reading fluency, builds vocabulary development and improves overall comprehension skills. Children who are read to are more likely to be successful in school. Did you know there are other … Read More

20 Phrases Every Parent Should Say To Their Children

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Mar 27,2017 | Posted in Advocate for Your Child, Daily Inspiration, Parent Blogs, Parent Stories by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

A few weeks ago I spoke with a parent about her child’s academic progress and she was greatly concerned about her daughters’ confidence and self-esteem. Since the beginning of 5th grade, she has noticed a decline in her daughter’s confidence … Read More

15 Ways to Praise Your Child….Today

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Oct 03,2015 | Posted in Advocate for Your Child, Parent Blogs by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Every child should be praised and encouraged for their efforts! There are many ways to show your child that you are proud of them. Here are 15 ways to show your child encouragement and praise. I am proud that you kept trying and that you … Read More

Inspired By Students

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Mar 03,2015 | Posted in Daily Inspiration, Parent Blogs by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Over the past few months I have had the wonderful opportunity of attending networking events sponsored by Hatboro-Horsham School District. During these events I have met many new business owners, entrepreneurs and business professionals. It was has been such an … Read More

Avoid Frustration at Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Nov 11,2014 | Posted in Academic Goals, Advocate for Your Child, Back To School, Organization, Parent Blogs by Suzanne McKernan

The end of the marking period is coming to a close. For many of us it’s the first time we will meet our child’s teacher. It’s an opportunity to find out how your child is doing academically, emotionally and socially. … Read More

Brian Kraft’s tale of cancer, chemo and coping with a cold head

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Sep 08,2013 | Posted in Parent Blogs, Parent Stories, Reading, Science, Teaching by Denise Readinger
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Our family is dealing with a medical crisis right now. My husband recently started chemotherapeutic treatments to help fight testicular cancer. The percentages for a cure are high (90%) and it helps to remember this fact throughout our day-to-day lives. … Read More

Back To School Tips

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Jul 29,2013 | Posted in Back To School, Parent Blogs by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Back to school is the beginning of a new year. It brings along new friends, new teachers and new experiences. Along with these new things comes along many emotions for both parents and kids. As a parent, I find myself … Read More

What is on your Summer Bucket List?

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Jun 05,2013 | Posted in Parent Blogs, summer camp, Summer Slide Prevention by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Another school year has come and gone! It is now the beginning of summer which includes longer days with your children and many hours to fill with activities. Are you feeling the stress of having to fill the days with … Read More

Teachers Watch What You SAY To Your Students!

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Mar 01,2013 | Posted in Math, Parent Blogs by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Yesterday while getting dinner ready, my 9 year old had his whiney voice turned up high!  He was stressing over his math homework.  Not a common stress for him because he normally does well in math.  But when you add … Read More


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