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Meet the Smartest Kid in Class

Identity: UNKNOWN   For the annual history trivia contest, students nominated a representative from each of the six history classes. The school's smartest student hit the buzzer only five times...

Before We Say Goodbye to 2020!

Before I say goodbye to 2020, I’d like to thank it for teaching me that no matter how determined and upbeat I am, I can’t avoid pain, discomfort, and disappointment. I didn’t see it coming a year...

We Need a Little Christmas!

  We’ve had a year of surprises, learned resilience, and embraced the mindful practice of gratitude. I am eternally grateful for you – for what you’ve shared and taught me this year. I admire you...

Happy Thanksgiving

From my office window, I watch giant leaves painted in fall hues float sideways from the Red Maple tree. One by one, they land, creating an autumn carpet. A twinge of nostalgia hits me with...

The Year of Perfect Vision

The Year of Perfect Vision   Back in the day, as a school counselor, I wrote each student's high school graduation year on their choice sheet. I loved typing 2020 The Year of Perfect Vision. It...
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Have you established ground rules for Shelter in Place?
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Have you established ground rules for Shelter in Place?

5 Insights from Sheltering at Home
Who would have thought a virus would have grounded us? But it has, and as we live our unexpected lives ...
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Mastering Being Home with Kids During Coronavirus
Because businesses have been shuttered and socialising distanced we have the gift of unexpected time at home. In no particular ...
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Mastering Being Home with Kids During Coronavirus

On the Road to Adulting
Subliminally and experientially we teach our children what kindness looks and feels like. With nary a lecture, they go forward, ...
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On the Road to Adulting

3 Ways Kindness Grows
Subliminally and experientially we teach our children what kindness looks and feels like. With nary a lecture, they go forward, ...
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3 Ways Kindness Grows

Why Gratitude Doesn't Suck
I believe in the power of gratitude and I’m indebted to those who have studied and proven its value. Expressing ...
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Why Gratitude Doesn’t Suck

When a Parent is Proven Wrong
As a mom I’ve been wrong. I proved it. A few years back my younger son was studying the space ...
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When a Parent is Proven Wrong

How to Talk About Disappointments
 ©Your Tween & You.  All rights reserved ©Your Tween & You.  All rights reservedRemember that time your child was competing in ...
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How to Talk About Disappointments

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