Tips After Pixar’s Inside Out: How to Help Kids with Change

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Tips After Pixar’s ‘Inside Out': How to Help Kids with Change ___ Fear. Anger. Disgust. And, of course, Sadness. These are just a few of the tough emotions that children may experience when dealing with change in their lives. Changes …

Disappointments Stink

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Disappointments Stink! Unless you know how to learn from them and let them go Disappointments stink! Unfortunately they are a part of life that no one can avoid so learning how to handle disappointments is an important skill for your …

Helping Kids Beat “Test Stress”

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Helping Kids Beat “Test Stress”   During April and May, many kids around the world are preparing for government-mandated tests and final exams. For many kids, that means extra stress as they complete additional worksheets, take practice tests, and worry …

The Ripple Effect of Thoughts and Their Impact on You

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The “Ripple Effect” of Thoughts and Their Impact On You If you’ve ever thrown a pebble into a smooth pond you will notice that the ripple effect will stretch in all directions. We create the same ripple effect in our …

Three Steps for Helping Kids Transition Back to School

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Three Steps for Helping Kids Transition Back to School Empowering your kids to embrace change     Returning to school after summer break or starting school for the first time can be very stressful for children. Here are three steps …

Powerful tool to help kids achieve their goals

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I know I can!  I know I can! Powerful tools to help kids achieve their goals You are probably familiar with the story of “The Little Engine That Could”. In the story, a long train of railroad cars needed to …

Eight Tips for Breaking the Worry Cycle

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Eight Tips for Breaking the Worry Cycle Our minds are incredibly powerful. They have the ability to help us create amazing things…but they also have the ability to torture us. The perfect example is worrying.We’ve all experienced worry – it’s …

Teach Your Child to be Her Own BFF

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Teach Your Child to Be Her Own BFF (Best Friend Forever)! There’s nothing like best friends – they can make you feel great because they see the best in you. Wouldn’t it be great if your BFF (best friend forever) …

How to talk with your kids about grades

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How to Talk with Your Kids About Grades Whether your kids tend to earn A’s, B’s, C’s, or F’s, kids often define “who they are” based on the grades they receive. “I’m an A-student” “I’m not very smart” “I’m an …

The Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

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How to figure out the perfect time to go for your goal I’m writing to you as I gaze outYou may have heard statements like these before…   • As soon as I have more money… • As soon as …