Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

How Educators Recharge Over Winter Break

As fulfilling as working with students of all ages can be, the daily challenges you face may leave you feeling depleted and headed toward burnout. Our Advisory Board is here to share what they’re doing to recharge over the winter … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a $200 Free Spirit Gift Certificate!

Thank you for another wonderful year! For our final giveaway of 2017, one lucky reader will win a $200 gift certificate to use at To Enter: Leave a comment below telling us what makes you a free spirit. For additional … Continue reading

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Helping Students Cope with Holiday Stress

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids The holidays can be a joyful time for many of us. Kids look forward to gift giving, having time off from … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Advocate for Their Child with Special Needs at School

By Andrew Hawk The relationship between the parents of a student with special needs and the personnel of the school the student attends can be tricky to say the least. I have seen disagreements erupt from parents thinking students get … Continue reading

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Talking with Students About Online Sexual Content

By Liz Bergren We all know that the rise of the internet has created amazing opportunities for us to access information within seconds. We understand that we have access to anything we want at our fingertips. We love this access, … Continue reading

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