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Teaching Growth Mindset: 5 Ways to Be a Mistake-Making Mentor

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet It’s true that there is no tired like first-week-of-school tired. But, it’s also true that there is no excitement like first-week-of-school excitement! From setting up your freshly … Continue reading

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How to Help Young Children Build Resilience

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of  Try-Again Time My favorite photos of my little sister’s preschool years are the ones where she has food on her head. Spaghetti, chocolate ice cream, breakfast cereal—anything in a bowl became her hat. She loved … Continue reading

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Grow Through What You Go Through

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day Learning to navigate through the last several months has been challenging for most adults. Imagine the thoughts going through the minds of kids. Life is … Continue reading

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Top 19 Posts of 2019

Before we jump into a new year of fantastic advice on the Free Spirit Publishing blog, let’s celebrate the top posts from 2019! We rounded up our most popular posts this year for your (re)reading pleasure. Got a favorite we … Continue reading

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The Power of YET: 40+ Songs for Supporting a Growth Mindset

Music can have a powerful effect on the brain, and so can one’s mindset. Growth mindset is the belief that one’s abilities, talents, and skills can be improved through education and hard work. In this post, we’re combining music and … Continue reading

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