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How to Help Your Child Identify and Process Feelings

Big feelings like frustration, embarrassment, worry, fear and anger can be difficult emotions for kids to process. Young children don’t yet have the words to describe their feelings and, therefore, use other ways to get them across. Tantrums,…
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Preventing Tantrums: Instilling Daily Calm is Key 

The mind, hard to control, Flighty—alighting where it wishes— One does well to tame. The disciplined mind brings happiness. ~Buddha   We’ve all been there...you tell your child she cannot have that candy bar at the…
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How to Help Your Child Set Goals

In his timeless book Think and Grow Rich (one of the best-selling books of all time), Napoleon Hill revealed that EVERY single successful person had two “common denominators” for success: they set a specific goal and created a plan for achieving…
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Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Kids for Mindfulness & Personal Growth

Top 5 Gifts for Kids (that foster their personal growth!) At this time of year we tend to run around buying our kids everything on their holiday list. Sure, it’s great to see their little faces light up when they open a Barbie Dream House…
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What is growth mindset and why it is important for your child!

Mindset theory is a term that was coined some 30 years ago by Stanford University faculty psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck. Mindset theory offered a way to understand the effects of the beliefs that individuals hold for the nature of intelligence.…
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Practicing Gratitude for Kids Helps Them Feel Happier

Gratitude Helps Kids Feel Happier (and how grown-ups can help!) Gratitude - the practice of being thankful for what you have - has long been touted as a way to increase happiness and emotional well-being. By focusing on all that we have and…