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Five Ideas to Overcome the Challenge of Virtual Learning This Fall

8shares 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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Helping High School Grads Make a Plan for Next Year

3shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Melanie, an 18-year old high school student, told me recently, “I am a planner, but these days I can’t really plan.” Such is the world for high school upperclassmen, especially seniors. As we leave behind the month of May, the time when schools typically host graduation ceremonies, students either…

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Video Games and Smartphones: How to Help Your Kids Manage their Free Time

5shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Today’s blog is from Andrew McPeak. Andrew is a next gen researcher, speaker and the Vice President of Content for Growing Leaders. He is also the co-author of Generation Z Unfiltered: Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population. I was talking to a friend of mine who has…

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