How to Talk to 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 …

Back to School Nerves? Three Steps to Help Kids Manage the Change

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Back to School Nerves? Three Steps to Help Kids Manage the Change ___ Returning to school after a long break or starting school for the first time can bring up difficult emotions for children – fear, anxiety, worry, and stress.  …

How Alan Used the Power of His Mind to Cure His Tears!

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How Alan Used the Power of His Mind to Cure His Tears! Alan* was an energetic and very smart, eight-year-old boy. He loved to read and was full of ideas.  He was an inspiration to his friends and schoolmates, and …

How a 10-Year-Old Girl with Learning Disabilities Changed from “I Can’t” to “I Can!”

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How a 10-Year-Old Girl Changed “I Can’t” to “I Can”! Isabella* experienced many hardships while growing up. When she was five months old, her grandmother noticed that Isabella wasn’t moving her right arm.  After many tests, the doctors discovered that …

How Life Coaching Kids is Different than Coaching Adults

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How Life Coaching Kids is Different than Coaching Adults ___ Did you know that life coaching for kids is different than life coaching for adults? If you are familiar with the life coaching model for adults, then you know that …

Young Phillip Goes from “People Pleaser” To a New Outlook on Life!

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Young Phillip Goes from “People Pleaser” To a New Outlook on Life!___ Phillip’s* Mom was concerned about her son. By the age of eight, his self-esteem was at an all-time low.  She noticed that he often put himself down. She …

School Break Bucket List! 20 Super-Fun Adventures for Kids

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School Break Bucket Lists! Super-Fun Adventures for Kids ___ School break is almost here! Here in Texas we’re looking forward to kayaking, road trips, outdoor movies, pool time, and lots of fun with our kiddos. To help you kick start …

Help Kids Get In Touch With Their Dreams This Summer

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Help Kids Get In Touch With Their Dreams This Summer ___ During the hustle and bustle of the school year, children’s dreams, outside of school and activities, may get lost in all of the busyness. Beyond getting good grades and …

Kids and “Test Stress”: 3 Mindset Skills to Knock Out Nerves

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Kids and “Test Stress”: 3 Mindset Skills to Knock Out Nerves ___ As many children are approaching the end of the school year, final exams and standardized tests are on their mind. This can mean extra stress for kids as …

Help Kids Beat Yo-Yo Self-Esteem

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Help Kids Beat Yo-Yo Self-Esteem! ___ Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall with the grades she makes? Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall depending on who played with him at school that day? Does your child’s self-esteem crumble …