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How to Help Kids Make Friends During the Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends With the COVID-19 pandemic going into its second year, we are starting to see the mental health of children and teens decline as they continue … Continue reading

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No Second Chances: How to Handle Mistakes You Can’t Fix

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes We’ve all had moments when we wished we could get a second chance to prove that we know better or can do better. … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Resolve Friendship Conflicts

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A best friend is one of life’s greatest joys. Having somebody to hang out, talk over problems, play video games, or compete on the sports … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Trustworthiness

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This past May, I shared a list of books that enrich different core character education values. My next few posts will suggest … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Stay Connected with Peers (Not Electronics!) in the Summer

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Most kids look forward to summer vacation. After all, they’ve been working all year, and they’re ready for a break from getting up early, doing … Continue reading

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