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Building Character in Kids with Stories from the Olympics

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series When I think of the late, great Muhammad Ali, what springs to mind is not the “Thrilla in Manila” or the boasts of a pugilistic poet or even a man … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

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6 Things Students Need to Build Resilience

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner.  Perhaps you’ve seen the graphic that shows a straight line pointing up that reads, “What I planned.” Adjacent to the linear forward progress … Continue reading

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True Grit: Role Models of Resilience for Kids

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series In the five books that constitute my Count on Me: Sports series for Free Spirit Publishing, I celebrate five attributes—sportsmanship, teamwork, courage, perseverance, and generosity—by telling true stories that … Continue reading

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Advice for Families Changing Schools

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series, and Melissa Mulcahy For whatever reason, you have found yourself at the doorstep of a new school. You now have the task of making this a positive transition for you … Continue reading

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