Patience in parenting

Take a few extra seconds when responding to poor behavior. This demonstrates compassion, empathy, and self-control on your part. Sometimes all you need to do is think about responding in the most patient manner to help re-direct your child.  A few seconds can make a big difference. Ask, Listen, Explain Patience helps you to establish…

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Do you ever feel like you can read your child’s mind?

 We have all had this moment when you know what they are going to do or say next because they have had the same reaction before?  This is attunement.  Improving your attunement skills will allow you to create a more patient and understanding relationship with your child.      Modify Your Child’s Behavior: Be attuned to your…

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Connecting with your Child

One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is establish a connection with your child. In fact, children need connection more than anything else. Here are a few ways that you can begin to build a great connection with your child: Daily Interactions: Make one-on-one connections with your child.  Instead…

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What Is The New Normal

Life is crazy right now! Parents and guardians scramble to make sense of everything going on in the world and the recent closures of schools and businesses are widespread and have led to major disruptions in the daily routines of many families. Parents and children are trying to adjust to the new culture in today’s…

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Are You An “Honorable” Athlete?

An “honorable athlete” is someone who can be coached, who accepts responsibility for his or her actions and who is willing to work hard to become better. An honorable athlete is a truly dedicated person who has the drive to overcome obstacles. An honorable athlete also is a great student—-one who is ready, willing, and…

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SUPERCHARGE Your Diet?

Advertising for “Super Foods” can be found everywhere. Numerous companies, not to mention friends and family, tellyou to eat this food or that, promising improved health ormore. But do you really need to drink only “antioxidant-rich”grape juice or make tofu your primary protein? The current age of “Super Foods” has the potential of making people…

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Some ways we help kids grow stronger!

Hello Parents, We want to share some ideas that will help you understand why so many kids excel at our school. Side Kicks Karate helps kids develop skills, these skills puts them on the right path to be more successful in life. As a parent I am sure you agree kids spend too much time…

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3 Words that can help your Child in life!

At Side Kicks Karate there is one phrase that we use more than any other and that is YES I CAN. These are not just three words, this is in everything that we do and it is in the forefront in how we teach our students. We use this phrase as a tool to show…

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So Many Wonderful Benefits for Kids In Martial Arts

Hello Parents my name is Brian Seetge I have been in martial arts since the mid 80’s and have worked with hundreds of kids over the last 20 years helping them to be stronger Physically Mentally Emotionally Socially. I have benefited from martial arts as a child. Not only did I get physically stronger but…

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Not All Summer Camps Are The Same

Hello Parents I am Brian Seetge Owner of Side Kicks Karate and I wanted to share with you why Our Summer Camp Will help your child become stronger in side and out! Our Summer Camp program is designed and led by a team of expert instructors that will lead students through a fun packed program…

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