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6 Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Kids

By Gabriella Aldeman, author of Paula’s Patches  Art is a creative endeavor, but it’s also much more than that.  When children sit down to tackle an art project, they have to:   focus  follow instructions  use their fine and gross … 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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Students and Resilience During the Pandemic

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis It’s a strange time. We are sad about our lives being on hold, and yet we have enjoyed time with ourselves in … Continue reading

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Help Students Manage the Emotions of Going Back to School During the Pandemic

By Rayne Lacko, author of Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery Going back to school can be stressful for children in the best of times, but a global pandemic can create emotional challenges that cause young people … Continue reading

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To Help Kids Succeed, Help Them Fail

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  As mentors, how do we help kids succeed? Perhaps we’ve largely been starting with the wrong (or at least an unhelpful) question. … Continue reading

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