Category Archives: Parenting

4 Ideas to Encourage Learning and Growth Mindset Thinking This Summer

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day The warmer months are filled with new things growing in nature, time off from school to pursue interests, and opportunities for camps, classes, sports, and … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Encourage Children’s Wonder and Curiosity This Summer

By Deborah Farmer Kris, author of the All the Time series On the last day of school this year, my son’s second-grade teacher gave a homemade certificate to every child, highlighting one of their strengths. “Most Inquisitive!” I said, looking … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children Make Friends During the Summer

By Eric Braun, author of Make a Friend, Be a Friend Kids and summer break—they go together like chips and cheese sauce. Like ice cream and cones, ketchup and fries. After a stressful school year, kids deserve some nice, delicious … Continue reading

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5 Summer Boredom Busters

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Bored Summer is a time of ease and relaxation for many children. But for some, all the unstructured time, with no school, after-school activities, or friends to fill it, can raise … Continue reading

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Boost Your Kids’ Goal-Setting Skills with the Help of Tiny Habits

By Beverly K. Bachel, author of What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens Summer is a great time to turn your get-to-it-later kids into real goal-getters with the help … Continue reading

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