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10 Ways to Take the Grrrr Out of Family Time (When Summer Grows Long)

By Eric Braun My boys may be getting older—14 and 12—but they still maintain their youthful vitality when it comes to bickering like toddlers. They do have a bit of a higher tolerance for each other now, though. We’d made … Continue reading

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10 Scenarios to Get Kids Talking About Anger

Everyone gets angry sometimes. It’s important that kids learn to recognize feelings of anger and express those feelings in healthy, positive ways. In group discussions, ask kids to imagine themselves in the following ten scenarios and provide answers for how … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Alison Feigh

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. The following spotlight was … Continue reading

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National Youth Violence Prevention Week

By Mary Stennes Wilbourn and Alison Behnke March 23–27, 2015, is National Youth Violence Prevention Week. Teachers, students, counselors, and others will be doing activities to help kids choose effective ways to reduce or prevent violence. Students will tackle topics … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Cool Down and Work Through Anger

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning to Get Along® and Being the Best Me!® series Children, like all of us, are frequently bombarded with situations that are unexpected, frustrating, or hurtful. Anger is a natural secondary emotion when children feel out … Continue reading

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