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Thursday, May 30, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine OVIATT Concluded from p. 8 child was cheating, avoid getting defensive. First, get the facts. Then, if necessary, set up a meeting with ev- eryone involved. Finally, establish consequences both for the specific incident and for any "repeat perfor- mances." Fighting peer pressure. Peer pressure can be difficult to handle. Children may have a hard time rebuking a friend who asks to copy homework or peek attest answers. Remind your chil- dren that it is OK to say "no" to their friends. Let them use you as an excuse: "Sorry. My parents would be furi- ous if I let you see my homework." Allowing your children to do their own work. Giving your child a little guidance about a school project is fine. Doing even a small bit of the work for them is cheating. You know it. Your child knows it. And so does the teacher. Battle other kinds of cheating by: Downplaying win- ning. Children love to win and sometimes will do anything, including cheating, to achieve victory. Emphasize the reason for playing games otr competing in sports is to have tim-- win or lose. If you see or overhear them cheat- ing, stop the game immediately and remind them of this. Teach them that any victory won by cheating is mean- ingless. Prohibiting pirating. Not only is it dishonest to download music or copy computer games without paying for them, you and your child may face criminal charges and financial penalties for.doing so. Instead, steer them toward the pay-for- play sites. Sharing stories. When you read an article in a magazine or newspa- per about an honest act--perhaps someone turning in a wallet full of money--share it with your children and talk about how important it is to resist the temptation. to keep something that is not theirs. Finally, scrutinize your own behavior. If they see you using office supplies brought home from work, over- hear you talking about subtle ways to cheat on your in- come taxes, or witness you calling in sick when you are not, they will believe that cheating is OK. like us on Facebook at WATCH DOGS - Norwalk Versatile Rice Salads (NAPS)---Add interest to your menu with grain-based salads. They can double as a meal or a side dish and complement a variety of foods. Rice is one of the most pop- ular grains to use. With its nutty flavor and delightful aroma, American-grown RiceSeleetTM Texmati Rice complements most ingredi- ents you have on hand to cre- ate your own special dish. For example, mix cooked rice with marinated, dried tomatoes and green onion; drizzle with Caesar dress- ing, feta cheese and olives for an Athenian salad. Or try a slightly sweet blend of rice, apples and dried cranberries in a yogurt dressing topped with toasted chopped nuts. Orange Mint Rice adds fla- vor to your table. Rice salads can be eaten warm or chilled, depending on what you add. Since the flavor gets better with time, consider making it in ad- vance and chill for a quick- to-serve meal. Try this refreshing idea: Orange Mint Rice 3 oranges 3 cups cooked RiceSelect Texmati Rice cup golden raisins ~4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves cup chopped walnuts Salt and pepper to taste Peel and segment two oranges; set aside. Squeeze juice from remaining orange; set aside. In a large bowl, combine rice, orange segments, raisins, mint and walnuts. Add orange juice; toss well Salt and pepper to taste. l%ld: 6 servings NS Norwalk Student Education Foundation Updates The Norwalk Student Education Foundation (NSEF) was proud to present at Honors Night Thursday, May 23. It was an amazing night spent celebrating the accomplishments of the class of 2013! Congratulations to these students and to the entire class of 2013 from NSEF! The V.ivian (Anderson) Schneider Memorial Scholarship was presented by Vivi- an's daughter, Kim Gould, to Dana Billingsley. (Pictured with Jean Walton, Kim's sister) I | Registration is available ONLINE www.norwalksoccer.orq Fall 2013 Registration fee is $9S for UlO and above and $75 for U8 and below. RegistraUon deadline is June 22nd!! A $15 fee is applied to late registraUons. Norwalk 2013-2014 Competitive Team Tryouts!! Dates for Level 1 (Select) tryouts for Ull-U12 age groups Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6 from 6:00-7:30 For Level 2 (Classic) tryouts for U14+ age groups Thursday June 13, 6:00-7:30pm and Saturday, June 15, 8:30 - 10:00~m You do not have to attend all of the sessions in you r age group, but doing so gives coaches plenty of time to review your skills. Please Pre-Register for the tryouts on our website at www.norwalksoccer.org. w Additional details about our competitive program are outlined on our website as well. 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