Category Archives: Parenting

10 Ways to Keep Kids Writing All Summer Long!

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day This is a picture of my daughter, Maddie, from about ten summers ago. It was a beautiful summer day, and Maddie was spending some time … Continue reading

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Too Much Screen Time? How to Model Positive and Appropriate Tech Use for Teens

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? As any parent knows, getting kids to stick to limits when it comes to screen time can be a challenge. With so many enticing options, from gaming … Continue reading

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Modeling Conflict Resolution in Super Angry Times

By Eric Braun, author of How to Take the GROAN Out of Grown-Ups and Make a Friend, Be a Friend A week or so ago I was riding in a friend’s car when another driver began tailgating us aggressively. The road was … Continue reading

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How to Find Mental Health Resources for Your Child or Family

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The last 22 months have been very hard on kids and families. Being cut off from friends, fear of COVID-19 for themselves and family members, frustration with … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Goal Setting: 6 Ways to More Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide I’m not big on typical New Year’s resolutions. The concept is fundamentally positive—I love the sense of optimism and improvement inherent in the idea—but I find few … Continue reading

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