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How To Use Storytime To Reduce Clinginess & Ease Transitions

Storytime is a time when our children's imaginations are fired up, operating in the frontal lobe of their brain, and primed for learning. If you are struggling with clingy behavior, transitions, or teaching new skills, a simple, scripted story may be the best tool in your toolbox! Get your FREE...

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Video Released of Six-Year-Old Girl Being Arrested

  Warning: the content of this video is potentially upsetting. We share it with the intent to empower determination as we advocate for change, protecting the most vulnerable in our society from injustice. The funneling of students out of school and into the streets and the juvenile correction system perpetuates...

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An open letter to you, my toddler: "I get It."

I get it. I get all of it. The screams, the tears, the tantrums. Your bottom lip drops and your eyes brim with emotions. Sometimes you even turn away from me. That one rips my heart in two. Then the sun will peek through and the smiles will come...

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Growing a Growth Mindset: The Big Life Journal

Parenting is hard.  I am 17 years into the raising of humans, and of this one thing I am absolutely certain. I will NEVER get it "right". The good news is this: getting it "right" is no longer my goal.  GROWING A GROWTH MINDSET Today I had the pleasure of chatting...

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How To Get Your Kids to Listen Today Without Yelling

You’re talking, but nobody’s listening. You feel like the teacher in that Snoopy cartoon. Waaa -waaa-waaa-waaa-waaa. You’ve been nice. You’ve been patient. You’ve repeated yourself no less than three times and YOU. ARE. DONE. You think to yourself: ‘Why won’t they just do what I ask them to do?!’ ‘I could have never...

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