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How to Involve Tweens and Teens in Holiday Giving

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects, What Do You Stand For? For Teens, The Teen Guide to Global Action, and Social Emotional Stories The big questions will hit you: “How do I start a … Continue reading

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6 Ideas for Including Children in Holiday Giving

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Children love the holidays! With the allure of food, decorations, activities, and gifts, holidays are great times … 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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Counselor’s Corner: The Meaning of Giving and Ways to Give to Students and Teachers

Give. The word give is a verb that means “to freely transfer the possession of something to someone.” This definition is a simple one for such a complex and powerful concept. There are many things we can give and receive … Continue reading

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To Tech (Gift) or Not to Tech

’Tis the season for tech gifts—or is it? Anyone thinking of buying a new gadget or game for a child should weigh the pros and cons of high-tech gifts. Consider the child’s age, interests, and abilities. The family’s routines and … Continue reading

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