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Make Connection a Habit

Calming spaces for Muggles, Wizards and Eight-Year-Old Girls Alike

Wisdom. Emotional intelligence. Maturity. These words typically conjure up the image of someone older than you. Perhaps it’s someone you know and revere for their persistent nature and kind soul. That person for me is Elizabeth: an 8-year-old I’ve only just met. Older than me? Not by a long shot....

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Helping Kids Process Their Emotions Free From Shame

Have you ever heard another adult tell a child who is crying to stop crying? Maybe they lead with something like, “What are you, a baby?” Oof. Most of us cringe to think these things are being said to children (and they are) but are we aware of the more subtle...

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Two men and a tantruming toddler.

Kids can break into full-on tantrums at the drop of a hat, and nearly every parent has been where actor Justin Baldoni found himself this past Father's Day weekend.  Baldoni, who starred in "Jane the Virgin,", was shopping at Whole Foods with his family when his wife, Emily, took this...

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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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