Lesson 5: 

Body Scan Mindfulness

10 minutes

45 minutes

Intentional Parenting

15 Ways to Raise a Child with Great Values
Strategies to teach your child what you want them to value



The importance of role modeling

Being a Role Model – The Promise and the Peril
Children often grow up to mimic the behavior, beliefs, and attitudes of their parents



Monitoring influences

You're The Average Of The Five People You Spend The Most Time With
When it comes to relationships, we are greatly influenced — whether we like it or not — by those closest to us. 




Praise and feedback

Parenting Criticism vs. Praise and the “Good Job” Jockey
As people get older, our interactions with them start to change. 


The Thirty Million Word Gap
The ways in which daily exchanges between a parent and child shape language and vocabulary development

The Ideal Praise-to-Criticism Ratio
Which is more effective in improving performance: using positive feedback to let people know when they’re doing well, or offering constructive comments to help them when they’re off track?


Raising a moral child

Raising a Moral Child
What does it take to be a good parent?

Children’s Books to Teach Your Kids Meaningful Values
Here are 25 quirky, colorful children’s books that are ingrained with fundamental values

Mindful Discipline

10 Powerful Tips For Sharing Thoughts and Feelings
When you want to confront an issue, knowing how to use good communication skills will help you resolve sensitive and difficult conflicts in a way that will be satisfying to you

Mindful Discipline for Kids
When psychologist and mindfulness researcher Shauna Shapiro started noticing some behavioral problems with her 3-year-old son, she realized that being an effective parent required more than just a loving attachment

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?
Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works



Meeting at the Crossroads: women's psychology and girls' development

Meeting at the Crossroads: women's psychology and girls' development

Raising Happiness: 10 simple steps for more joyful kids and happier parents

Raising Happiness: 10 simple steps for more joyful kids and happier parents


Financial Aid

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid

EFC Chart
A table of EFC amounts for different adjusted gross incomes


Federal Pell Grants
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid


Types of Aid
Financial aid is available from a variety of sources for college, career school, graduate school, and professional school

EFC Calculator
This form is used to prepare an approximation of the Expected Family Contribution (EFC)


Cincinnati Pride Grant
Equals the full cost of tuition and a book allowance for those graduates of Cincinnati Public Schools who might not otherwise be able to afford a college education


Pell Grant Scheduled Award Chart
Amount based on estimated family contribution

Cincinnati Scholarship Fund

Scholarship opportunities ranging from $500 to $14,000, based on grades.

Learn about grants, loans, and work-study jobs and how they can help fund your education.

Learn how the office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds.

Don't let these myths about federal student aid keep you from applying for and getting money to help pay for college.

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