Category Archives: Parenting

No Name-Calling Week: Highlighting Pronouns

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way It’s No Name-Calling Week, time for adults to pay special attention to the names kids are calling one another and the different forms … Continue reading

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To Help Kids Succeed, Help Them Fail

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  As mentors, how do we help kids succeed? Perhaps we’ve largely been starting with the wrong (or at least an unhelpful) question. … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Find the Courage to Fail

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes When you suggest that your child or student try something new, do they typically respond in one of the following ways? I won’t … Continue reading

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A Radical Approach to Anger Management

By Molly Breen In Molly Bang’s beautifully illustrated book, When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry . . . , we see the young title character process through various stages of nuanced anger. She is an enormous and destructive figure, a … Continue reading

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Great Ways Children Can Help on Thanksgiving

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Gathering with family and friends each November can be a time to reflect on all the good people … Continue reading

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