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What Parents and Teachers Can Do That Google Cannot Do

17shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Many parents fret that they’re not having the same conversations with their children that they did with their parents when they were kids. Teachers fret that engaging students in the classroom is tougher today because they compete against YouTube, Netflix, and Tik Tok. Coaches and youth workers fret that…

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Five Ideas to Overcome the Challenge of Virtual Learning This Fall

16shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Most of us weren’t quite sure what would happen when the nationwide quarantine was mandated and both parents and their kids found themselves attempting to work from home. What we now realize is that those students and their parents agree on one thing: Virtual learning didn’t work too well.…

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Seven Practical Strategies to Talk About Mental Health with Your Kids

9shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Even though mental health issues are on the forefront of our minds today, the topic still carries a stigma for many. Talking about depression can be hard. Trina, a sophomore in college, recently said to me, “We look around us and everyone else seems happy, and we feel we…

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How Often Should We Talk About the Pandemic With Our Kids?

6shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn When my kids were young, our family witnessed the Columbine High School shooting (a campus massacre killing 15 people and injuring dozens more) and the September 11th terrorist attacks (where almost 3,000 died). My daughter was in middle school, my son in elementary school. The stories were a lot…

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