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Skye Rashkind

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Skye Rashkind is the Lower School Learning Services Coordinator and Counselor.

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The Power of Self Advocacy

Posted by Skye Rashkind on November 19, 2021 at 12:05 PM

As a parent, it’s sometimes difficult to walk the line between raising your child to be a polite, respectful student who follows the rules, while also encouraging them to advocate for themselves when necessary. Though those ideas may seem to be competing, it’s sometimes more about style than substance when teaching our kids to speak their minds. An article in the Washington Post quotes Eileen Kennedy-Moore, author of “Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem,” as saying:

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Topics: Parenting Tips