05 Jun2020June 5, 2020
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Want to Raise Well-Adjusted Children? Psychology Says Let Them See You Doing These 10 Things

Want to Raise Well-Adjusted Children? Psychology Says Let Them See You Doing These 10 Things

BY SCOTT MAUTZ, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND AUTHOR, ‘FIND THE FIRE’ AND ‘MAKE IT MATTER’@SCOTT_MAUTZ “We aren’t raising children, we’re raising adults,” says family therapist, psychotherapist, and author Susan Stiffelman. What we do as parents creates our kids’ sense of normal, which ingrains habits and behaviors that carry into adulthood. Of course, we want the best for our children–for them to...

17 Apr2020April 17, 2020
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Talking to Kids About the Corona Virus

Talking to Kids About the Corona Virus

By Rachel Ehmke  News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice...

17 Apr2020April 17, 2020
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These FREE Online Resources Can Help Continue Kids’ Learning From Home

These FREE Online Resources Can Help Continue Kids’ Learning From Home

Written by Whitney Ballard Across the nation, schools are closing as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. During this confusing time dealing with unknown questions like—“how long will school actually be out?” or “how do we protect our kids while still ensuring they’re learning?” parents can be left wondering how in the world to try...

17 Apr2020April 17, 2020
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What Is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? At the end of 2019, a new type of coronavirus began making people sick with flu-like symptoms. The illness is called coronavirus disease-19 — COVID-19, for short. The virus spreads easily and has now affected people in many countries. What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)? COVID-19 causes a fever, cough,...

18 Mar2020March 18, 2020
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5 Science-Backed Reasons ‘Getting Lost in a Book’ is Good for You

Written by Zina Harrington in Redefining Life The benefits of reading go beyond it being a great escape. The act of ‘losing yourself in a book’ has a variety of physical and mental health perks. Do you know that wonderful feeling of ‘getting lost’ in a book? We often classify fiction reading as a guilty pleasure. However, the power...

18 Mar2020March 18, 2020
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Why Art and Creativity Are Important

Why Art and Creativity Are Important

By Paula Bernstein  Your preschooler is having a blast finger-painting with a mix of colors. Trying to be encouraging, you ask her, “What are you making?” and she shrugs. Until you mentioned it, she hadn’t given it any thought. Little kids are masters of the moment—they love the way it feels when they smear paint...