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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving in the United States, and the Free Spirit staff are celebrating with family and football, turkey and traditions, wishbones and whipping cream. Our office is closed today and tomorrow while we take time to remember all that we’re … Continue reading

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Your Summertime Plan “BE”

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The other day, a friend said something that gave me pause: “We can’t overflow where there is no flow.” Wait, I wondered, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

We’re celebrating Thanksgiving today in the United States, with family and football, turkey and traditions, wishbones and whipping cream. Our office is closed today and tomorrow while we take time to remember all the things we’re grateful for. Most important, … Continue reading

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Be Thankful and Show Gratitude

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of the holidays to pause for a moment and reflect on the people and things for … Continue reading

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