March Family Newsletter

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Social & Emotional Learning Competency  

Social Awareness    

  • Empathy  
  • Social cues 
  • Social responsibility 
  • Appreciation for all people & cultures    

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Helpful Tips

How to Be a Kindness Role Model for Your Kids

We can inspire our kids to be kinder by talking about and practicing kindness ourselves. Read more >

Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1

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Community Resources

Are you or someone you know in need of assistance? 

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  • Housing & Shelter
  • Food Assistance
  • Counseling Resources
  • Alcohol Resources
  • Grief Support

If so, please click here for more information. 

Parenting events & tips

Family and Community Engagement

Parent University is continuing through the Spring.

We're bringing you the information you need to better connect, engage, and succeed. Visit www.duncanvilleisd.org/FACE to access the events calendar and join.

Recordings of past sessions are available on our YouTube channel.

 
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Words of Wisdom

"People may forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." 
-Maya Angelou    

Books for the Family

Parenting Book

The 5 Love Languages of Children                                                                          by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell, M.D.                                                      

The 5 love languages of children

Children's Book

I Am Enough                                                                                                                by Grace Byers                                                                                                    

I Am Enough

Teen Book

Just As You Are: A Teens Guide to Self Acceptance and Lasting Self-Esteem                                                                                                                            by Michelle Skeen PsyD, Kelly Skeen                                                            

Just as you are a teen's guide to self-acceptance & lasting self-esteem
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Wellness 

11 Steps to Rebuild Your Relationship with Food

Negative feelings about food and weight can derail even the healthiest of lifestyles. If you have a fraught relationship with certain foods or a history of compulsive dieting or binge eating, here are some strategies that can help you start to break the cycle: Read more >

A Sweaty 30-minute Cardio HIT Workout You Can Do Right in Your Living Room  

If you’ve yet to try a high-intensity interval training (HIT) cardio workout, consider this your invitation. Trainers everywhere love them because they’re usually fast, always efficient, and can be adjusted to just about any level of expertise. Read more >