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Can You See What’s RIGHT With This Picture (Literally)?

Remember Highlights children’s magazine—the one full of fun activities that would often be stacked at the doctor’s office? I always grabbed it and flipped to the back cover, which featured a busy, illustrated scene of…

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The Way You Talk to Yourself Matters–Tips for Kids and Adults Alike

I’m such an idiot! I can’t believe I locked the keys in the car. What am I going to do now? How am I going to get home? I can’t even call my husband because…

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The One Question Your Child Should Ask After Having an Anxious Thought

Sixth grade history was a tough subject for me. Anytime Mr. Brown asked a question, I desperately averted my eyes or doodled in my notebook to look busy. Once in a while he called on…

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5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to an Anxious Child (Infographic)

If you have an anxious child, check out 5 phrases to avoid using with them and 5 alternatives.   Related posts: 9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try 49 Phrases to Calm…

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6 Things to Try When You’re Frustrated with a Friend

We all get frustrated with a friend once in a while. Check out 6 steps to take next time you’re in this situation.

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24 Test Anxiety Busters (According to Science)

Sweaty palms, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating… you know the feeling. You’re sitting in front of THE TEST. Everyone has experienced test anxiety at one time or another, but for some people it’s a regular occurrence that…

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4 Steps to Help Your Child Defeat Procrastination (Illustrated)

“I’ll clean my room tomorrow!” “It’s not due until next week!” “I’ll do my chores later!” They insist. They persuade. They don’t act. Watching your kids go through the self-destructive process of procrastination can be…

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10 Quotes to Live By for Kids Big and Small

Sometimes the words of others are all we need to soothe, motivate, inspire, or empower our soul.

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