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Don’t Miss the Moments: Slow Down and Take Time to Listen, Laugh, and Learn with Your Children

By Nefertiti B. Poyner, Ed.D. If you were to make a list of everything you wanted to complete this week, it would likely be much longer than you anticipate. The cold, hard fact is that life can be one busy … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: How to Renew Your Passion for Teaching

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., and Claire Chang, M.A., coauthors of The Thinking Teacher It’s the end of another school year. For many, the year finishes in May or June. For those who work through the summer, it … Continue reading

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YouTube Awareness: What Are Your Kids Watching, Anyway?

By Eric Braun One thing most of us love about summer is the opportunity to spend a little more time with our kids. We may take vacations or day trips, or just find a little more time to hang out … Continue reading

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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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Disney Pixar’s Inside Out Starts a Conversation About Feelings

By Goldie Millar and Lisa A. Berger, coauthors of F Is for Feelings Children’s feelings are enjoying some time in the spotlight this summer! With the recent release of Pixar Studio’s animated feature film Inside Out, children’s feelings are being … Continue reading

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