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Cures for Parent Burnout and Stress

Cures for Parent Burnout and Stress

admin June 20, 2020 Comments Off on Cures for Parent Burnout and Stress

Tips I shared on the TODAY Show to reduce parent burnout and stress during uncertain times. Uncertain times are making us feel on edge. We’re overwhelmed, anxious, concerned about our health, safety, finances and

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5 Mistakes I’ve Made as A Parent

5 Mistakes I’ve Made as A Parent

admin October 23, 2018 Comments Off on 5 Mistakes I’ve Made as A Parent

All parents make mistakes, but how fabulous it is when we actually admit them! That’s why I love this article and it’s written by one of my favorite children’s authors, Trudy Ludwig. Her newest

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100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

admin October 12, 2018 Comments Off on 100 Movies for Kids 5-to-17 That Teach 9 Crucial Empathy Habits

Films can stir our emotions, spark our curiosity, creating lasting memories, and become portals to other worlds. In some cases, a movie can whip our conscience, shift our perspective, or activate our feelings so

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7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

admin September 1, 2018 Comments Off on 7 Ways to Teach Perspective Taking and Stretch Students’ Empathy Muscles

How to teach kids perspective taking skills and step into others’ shoes! I was visiting a Kansas school when I happened upon two boys engaged in serious conversation with their principal. The eleven-year-olds were

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9 Habits of Empathetic Children

9 Habits of Empathetic Children

admin August 27, 2018 Comments Off on 9 Habits of Empathetic Children

Did you know that empathetic children share nine habits that they developed? Empathy can be cultivated and we have work to do. Here are the 9 habits of empathetic children. I hope you join

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What It Takes To End School Violence and Bullying

What It Takes To End School Violence and Bullying

admin February 24, 2018 Comments Off on What It Takes To End School Violence and Bullying

What does it take to really end school violence and bullying? Let’s get real: Ultimately, what works to reduce bullying is not one time assemblies or posters but consistently relying on a few key evidence-based

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45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

admin February 21, 2018 Comments Off on 45 Tips to Teach Kids to Stop Peer Cruelty

“Do you have any tips I can teach kids to stop peer cruelty?” a teacher asked. I smiled and I nodded. I’ve been developing ways we can teach kids to stop peer cruelty and

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9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids to Find Their Hero Within

9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids to Find Their Hero Within

admin February 5, 2018 Comments Off on 9 Ways to Cultivate Courage in Kids to Find Their Hero Within

How to cultivate courage for our bubble-wrapped kids so they find strength to face adversity and do the right thing. Empathy Habit #8: MORAL COURAGE Empathy is the miraculous quality that allows us to feel with others,

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8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

admin October 31, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Kids and Moms

“You let your child sleep with you!!!?” “Why aren’t you breast-feeding??” “You’re ruining your kids Ivy-League chances if you don’t enroll him in that school!!!” “That’s a lame way to discipline!” Shaming is happening

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Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

admin October 3, 2017 Comments Off on Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

“The culture of destroying people with the simple stroke of a keyboard has become much more than a fad-it’s the new normal. In today’s digitally-driven world, disaster is only a click away. Don’t assume

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