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9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

Michele Borba December 29, 2016 Comments Off on 9 Creative Ways for Kids to Write Thank Yous and Why They Should

REALITY CHECK: Did you know that writing a “thank you” note is a simple, proven way to boost your child’s gratitude? That’s what researchers from the University of  California at Davis and Southern Methodist University

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6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

admin July 30, 2016 Comments Off on 6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Practicing kindness is what helps children tune into other people’s feelings and needs, trust more, step out of their

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How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

admin February 5, 2016 Comments Off on How to Raise An Un-Entitled Kid

Truth be known: I am a huge Amy McCready fan. I love her common-sense approach to parenting, and her sage, practical advice. I devoured (and recommended) her last book, If I Have to Tell You

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The Artful Act of Giving

The Artful Act of Giving

Michele Borba December 16, 2015 Comments Off on The Artful Act of Giving

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD Much like the creative inspiration that flows through paint brushes and words of poetry, giving is an artful expression of caring for someone or something beyond ourselves. Most of us

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Proven Benefits of Getting Kids to Write Thank Yous

Proven Benefits of Getting Kids to Write Thank Yous

Michele Borba December 26, 2013 1

Fun ways to get kids to write those thank you notes …without whines … and the proven value of doing so! (It’s worth it!!)  Did you know that writing a “thank you” note is a simple, proven way

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Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Michele Borba December 22, 2011 Comments Off on Curing the Gimmes: 12 Ways to Tone Down $$$$ and Tune Up Family Memories for the Holidays

Tired about all those ads reminding your kids what they “must have” and your kids are now repeating those jingles? Concerned your kiddos are preparing a wish list so long they’ll be disappointed no

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