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8 Ways to Encourage Positive Food and Body Conversations Through the New Year’s Resolution Diet-Talk Onslaught

By Liz Bergren As the clock winds down toward 2019, many of us start to finalize our New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions can be anything we want them to be—spend more time with family, spend more time in nature, volunteer, … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

During this hectic holiday season, Free Spirits are reflecting on the past year and the people who have made it memorable. We have welcomed wonderful new authors and illustrators into our publishing family and learned so much from you, our … Continue reading

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Freebies! Our Gifts to You

’Tis the season for free resources from Free Spirit! In addition to all the valuable content you’ll find in our blog, we have a number of freebies at In the spirit of giving, we want to point you to … Continue reading

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What Are Students Really Learning from Suspension?

By Stephanie Filio I work in a school that has a little over 1,500 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. With so many youngsters in one building, there are bound to be some poor choices and mistakes made as these students … Continue reading

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Invite Guests—Not Germs—to Your Home During the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of Germs Are Not for Sharing Hurray, it’s the holiday season! Uh-oh, it’s also cold and flu season. Parties, travel, and gatherings are all part of holiday fun, but time spent with others during cold and … Continue reading

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