Healthcare Coverage For Your Child
For more information and application assistance, contact one of these local agencies:
CHP+/Medicaid Outreach Project, Health District
The Family Center/La Familia
Early Childhood Council
Or go to the Risk Management section of the PSD webpage:
PSD Risk Management
Firm, Fair & Consistent - Newsletters for Parents:
Blevins is committed to building strong relationships with parents and encouraging parent involvement in the education of their children. As part of this effort, Blevins subscribes to the following publications of the Parent Institute that help parents and teachers build respect, responsibility, and good character traits in students so that teachers can spend less time disciplining and more time teaching.
View the May 2007 newsletter (372 KB)
- Fundamentals make discipline easier
- Help your foster child deal with anger
- Avoiding problems makes them worse
- Telling tales not the same as telling lies
- Replace nagging with real motivation
- Better self-esteem = better behavior
- Exercise your child out of a bad mood!
View the April 2007 newsletter (353 KB)
- Chose from a variety of discipline techniques
- No pushing!
- Beware the too-large penalty!
- Consistency is crucial
- Rules apply wherever you are
- Don't leave good behavior at the door
- Set limits on video game time
View the March 2007 newsletter (353 KB)
- Schedule a solution to your child's homework problems
- Grandma's input does matter!
- Practice being a good sport
- The 'behavior - consequences connection'
- Teach about stress relief
- Parenting solo? Give yourself a break!
- Being firm and clear - it works
View the February, 2007 newsletter (446 KB)
- Divorce can affect discipline
- Point out your child's progress
- Why 'Okay' isn't okay
- Let your child face the music
- Organization key to relaxed mornings
- Focus on positive discipline
- Hitting hurts in more ways than one
View the January, 2007 newsletter (273 KB)
- Put positive power in your parenting
- Calm reactions can cool misbehavior
- Tackle tough stuff first
- Good judgment - good behavior
- Get help for discipline challenges
- Inspire honesty
- Don't make life fair
View the December, 2006 newsletter - this month's articles: (236 KB)
- What makes a 'good' rule
- Sleep affects behavior
- Squeeze more time out of the clock
- Point out the up side of getting older
- Maintain routines for smoother holidays
- Happy times are part of discipline
- Get your message back on track
- Find ways to encourage honesty
- Harness the power of praise
- Details make the difference
- Use fun ways to reward good behavior
- Words can hurt
- First school work, then supper
- Teasing - is it a need for attention?
- Help develop a sense of sportsmanship
- Use humor to keep your cool
- School rules apply on the bus, too
- Recognize behavior disorders
- Keep your child's uniqueness in mind
- Positive responses motivate children
- When it comes to discipline, parents should be on the same page
- Eliminate arguments about assignments
- Save your breath - avoid lecturing
- Your body language speaks volumes
- Homework headaches? Try a fresh perspective!
- Help your child own up to his mistakes
- Is negotiation a parenting no-no?
Special Articles from the Parent Institute / Firm, Fair & Consistent