How To Help Your Child Be A Good Friend

Written by: | October 10, 2016

If I stretch back in my memory, I can remember making my first real friend.  It was early grade school, and I walked into a classroom with cutout letters and apples stapled to the walls.  The desks were set up in a weird configuration, shaped like an “H”.  I...
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Teaching Kids to Stand up For Their Beliefs

Written by: | June 15, 2016

How can we teach our kids to stand up for what they believe in? Depending on your child’s personality, this may look a little different. There is no such thing as a cookie cutter child. What works for one child, will not work for the next. As a mom...
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Teaching Kids to Look Past Outer Appearances

Written by: | January 19, 2016

The first week after starting fourth grade at the local public school, my daughter came home asking about a certain girl in particular. Instead of simply listening to my daughter talk or asking what she needed from me, I immediately launched into fix-it mode. Worried that she’d heard yet...
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