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Exploring Beyond the Classroom: 6 Ways to Think Creative with Field Trips

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day With budget cuts, holds on large group gatherings, and bus driver shortages, taking your students on a field trip can be pretty tricky these days. … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Opening a School Food Pantry

By Erik Talkin, CEO Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, California, and author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster™ It’s a new year, and students are back to school after the winter break. After two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, it … Continue reading

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Top 21 Posts of 2021

Our blog had a great 2021, and we want to give a shout-out to our bloggers, authors, and readers! 2021 was challenging in many ways, and we’re thankful that you’re here to make our blog what it is. You are … Continue reading

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How to Find Mental Health Resources for Your Child or Family

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The last 22 months have been very hard on kids and families. Being cut off from friends, fear of COVID-19 for themselves and family members, frustration with … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Goal Setting: 6 Ways to More Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide I’m not big on typical New Year’s resolutions. The concept is fundamentally positive—I love the sense of optimism and improvement inherent in the idea—but I find few … Continue reading

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