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Summer Volunteering Ideas for Teens

By Natalie Silverstein, MPH, author of Simple Acts: The Busy Teen’s Guide to Making a Difference After a hectic school year, full of academic challenges, extracurricular activities, sports, part-time employment, social pressures, and standardized testing, your teen deserves a break … Continue reading

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5 Summer Boredom Busters

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Bored Summer is a time of ease and relaxation for many children. But for some, all the unstructured time, with no school, after-school activities, or friends to fill it, can raise … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Keep Kids Writing All Summer Long!

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day This is a picture of my daughter, Maddie, from about ten summers ago. It was a beautiful summer day, and Maddie was spending some time … Continue reading

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Summer Screen Time Advice for Kids with ASD (and Their Families)

by Dr. Elizabeth Reeve and Elizabeth Verdick, authors of  The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (And Their Parents) Welcome to the summer of 2021! As it has been for everyone, the past year and a half has … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Create Structure and Reduce Anxiety in Children During the Summer

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide Ah, summertime. It’s advertised as a time to rest and rejuvenate without schedules or demands. Except most people don’t manage well in the complete absence of structure. … Continue reading

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