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Practice Makes Perfect: School Safety Drills with Young Children

By Allison Wedell Schumacher I grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming, during the Cold War. Because our Air Force base had some of the Minuteman missiles (which carried nuclear warheads), the prevailing sense was that we were pretty high up on … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Overcome Fear? Don’t.

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Have you ever looked at your child and wondered how he or she could actually be yours? I do that whenever the subject of pain comes up for my daughter or me. She and I could not … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Fearful Fridays

When Friday rolls around, most educators experience the “Thank Goodness It’s Friday” feeling. For some students, however, Friday can bring anxiety and feelings of dread. Friday could mean a weekend where . . . Food is scarce Physical or emotional … Continue reading

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