Category Archives: Parenting

KIS Parent Book Club

  Parent Book Club The Parent Book Club is open to all KIS parents. It is a wonderful opportunity for parents from both Primary and Secondary school to get together to discuss parenting issues, strategies, and related topics. It provides … Continue reading

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A New Year; A New Start

Happy New Year to all! I hope you have all enjoyed your Winter break and managed to get some rest while spending time with family and friends. The new year is a popular time for resolutions and ambitious goals setting. … Continue reading

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Stress Less Summit

We all have moments of stress, and this stress, can significantly impact all different areas of our lives. It is therefore important that we consciously make efforts to develop stress coping strategies. When it comes to specific stress triggers, such … Continue reading

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Brain Development Workshop Videos

Hi Parent Community! Please find below the videos from the Brain Development Workshop, hosted by myself and Ms. Magda, our secondary school counselor. It was so wonderful to see so many of you there. These videos, provide an overview of … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

The first day back as school is always full of energy, excitement, and sometimes, jitters. Teachers are eager to meet their students, students are excited to see their friends, and parents are often thrilled to see their children take an … Continue reading

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Transitions

The end of the academic school year is coming closer. This means that all our children are preparing to transition. Whether they are transitioning to another grade level, apartment, or country- they are all facing some changes. This is a positive … Continue reading

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Support Service Parent Forum

 We are very happy to announce that Gea Visscher, an experienced Clinical and Educational Psychologist, is coming to KIS!  Mrs. Visscher offers a wide variety of services to schools, teachers, parents, adolescents, and young children. Though she currently lives in … Continue reading

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Getting your child to Share Openly

One of the most common questions I get from parents are about communication. Sometimes, it can be tricky to get your child to share openly with you. This can depends on many different factors; their energy level, hunger level, personality, emotional … Continue reading

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Daniel J Siegel

Daniel J Siegal walks listeners through a guided medication session of about 25 minutes, using his metaphor of the Wheel of Awareness. This is a medication exercise you, as a parent or guardian, might enjoy doing yourself. You could also … Continue reading

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Daniel J Siegel talks about the “Whole Brain Child”

Daniel Siegel talks about integrating a child Daniel Siegel talks about connecting to calm Daniel Siegel talks about “Naming to Tame it” strategy Daniel Siegel talks about a scientific explanation for “flipping your lid”

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