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We’re Raising Problem Solvers

  When we notice the trash can is not on the curb, and it’s our child’s responsibility to get it there, which prompt is the most useful to solve the problem? “You didn’t take out the garbage...

Life is Fragile

We live our lives with the best intentions to honor ourselves as well as those we care about and love. At the same time, we are imperfect humans who make mistakes. We do things we are not proud of...

Get it Done: Don’t Let Your Mojo Slip

  Life’s unpredictability in this third decade of the 21 century requires that our mojo, grit, and determination keep us motivated. Should you feel those slipping, you are not alone. But you...

6 Things Your Tween Needs from You as School Starts

  Tweens lives are wonky as they are no longer children, and years away from adulthood. Their moodiness and unpredictableness confuses them and makes understanding them difficult for us....

How to Help Your Adolescent Set Goals

  Setting goals with your adolescent can be tricky. Over-laying your goals on them and expecting them to acquiesce is not an effective approach. Their quests for independence and autonomy make...
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10 Harry Potter Parents, Ranked
by Julia Seales Though most of us usually focus on the kids of the Harry Potter series (after all, most ...
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10 Harry Potter Parents, Ranked

The Answers Are All Around Us
by amandamagee.com Listening to the girls talk about their days at school, I wince at the ongoing drama from their ...
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The Answers Are All Around Us

The "S" Word
The "S" Word Greg and Harry Sitting together after dinner, Greg, Harry's dad, is channel surfing on the flatscreen and ...
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The “S” Word

You And Your Tween: Every Day Counts
Things Come In 3s (It's not your fault.) Dear Parent, You may wonder what happened. There's stranger living in your ...
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Newsletter – Things come in 3s, February 19, 2016

TED Talks - The key to success? Grit
Speaker Angela Lee Duckworth Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh ...
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TED Talks – The key to success? Grit

TED Talks - The happy secret to better work
The happy secret to better work We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we ...
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TED Talks – The happy secret to better work

TED Talks - Everyday Leadership
Everyday Leadership We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley ...
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TED Talks – Everyday Leadership

Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World
Courage. The following are the remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at ...
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Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

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