Category Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

Recognizing OCD in Children

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I now know that I’ve had obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) since I was a child, I certainly didn’t know it at the time. As a nine-year-old, all I knew was that fire … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

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Activity: Help Kids Be Mindful Consumers During the Holidays

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As we wade bravely into another holiday season, many of us will be trying to keep the inevitable consumerism to a minimum while emphasizing (especially to … Continue reading

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Enter Our Holiday Manners Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Stella Bromley! This holiday season, encourage better behavior around the table with must-have resources on the importance of learning and exercising good manners. One reader will win all of these resources: Noses … Continue reading

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Stopular: Help Kids Prevent Bullying by Redefining Popularity

By Erin Frankel, author of the Weird series. This post was originally published on January 14, 2013. A group of middle schoolers shared their grievances with me about the “popular kids” in their school. From what I could make out, … Continue reading

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