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4 Ideas to Encourage Learning and Growth Mindset Thinking This Summer

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day The warmer months are filled with new things growing in nature, time off from school to pursue interests, and opportunities for camps, classes, sports, and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children Make Friends During the Summer

By Eric Braun, author of Make a Friend, Be a Friend Kids and summer break—they go together like chips and cheese sauce. Like ice cream and cones, ketchup and fries. After a stressful school year, kids deserve some nice, delicious … Continue reading

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8 Summer Activities for Kids in Special Education

By Andrew Hawk Another school year has come and gone. And it seems each one passes faster than the previous. While teachers work on recharging their batteries over the summer and administrators turn their attention to preparing for the next … Continue reading

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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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