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2406, 2018

What is GRIT and How Do Kids Get It?

GRIT has been around since our founding fathers established America. It is the character in which America was built.  It is what brought them here through all their hardships.  GRIT isn’t anything new, but it is a new buzz word used frequently to describe character or lack of it in children. It matters more than […]

2801, 2018

Top 3 Reasons To Have a Brag Board

Brag boards are easy to make and implement with powerful, positive results. Plus, brag boards are for kids of all ages and adults. They’re a fabulous way to create a culture of kindness, build empathy and show appreciation.
Here’s the top 3 reasons to have a brag board

Spread Kindness
Who doesn’t want more kindness?
Brag boards are […]

701, 2018

3 Things Every Parent Should Do Everyday

Every parent loves their child. I truly believe this even though it may not always look that way.  Unless every parent makes the following 3 things a priority, they are actually holding their child back from achievement and opportunities.

What Every Parent Should Do Everyday

Read Aloud to them
Reading aloud is truly the single most important […]

2609, 2015

9 Amazing Benefits Of A Family Nature Walk

Originally  posted on Moms Magazine

Let nature be your teacher ~ William Wordsworth

In the northern hemisphere, the leaves are already beginning to change color. Trees are displaying variegated leaves of greens, yellows, browns, reds, and oranges. When I step outside, I notice the air is getting chillier and has a familiar smell; hello autumn!
Autumn is a […]

608, 2015

3 Keys To Easing Your Child’s First Day Jitters

Originally posted on Moms Magazine

You’re off to great places. Today is your day.
Your mountain is waiting so get on your way. ~ Dr. Seuss

Back to school jitters
As aisles and shopping carts fill with back to school supplies, visions of going back to school fill children, teachers, and parents minds.
With every new, bright and shiny […]

207, 2015

5 Reasons To Go To The Library This Summer

Originally posted on Moms Magazine

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
― Jorge Luis Borges

The library is a marvelous place. It is filled with adventure inside of every book. My kids loved going to the library when they were little. Now, they are grown up, and we still go to the […]

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