Tag Archives: volunteering

Helping Kids Move Beyond Tragedy

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time passes. We often can remember, as if it were yesterday, how we felt as … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Summer Service Projects

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects Have you ever watched TV or spent a few moments on social media, noticed a problem that a student or someone else in your neighborhood had, and gotten … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Avoid the Summer Slump

Part of our Cash in on Learning Series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. As the school year winds down, students, parents, and teachers are preparing for a bit of a break … Continue reading

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