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Camp Skills for Generation Z - First Class Counsellors #2

Last updated: 02/10/2019

If this is your first time seeing First Class Counsellors in your CampHacker feed, welcome! You can find our first episode and more about why we’re on the CampHacker feed...

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All Camp Is Impactful, but the More You Go, the More You Grow

Last updated: 02/10/2019

Hot off the press! A brand-new article on the impact of summer camp was recently published in the Journal of Leisure Research on the lasting impacts of camp experiences. Camp...

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Digital Safety Resources Every Parent Needs from Google

Last updated: 02/09/2019

We have been working with Google a lot lately. This is a great partnership because besides being on Google Classroom every day, they do a lot of work to help keep family's safer...

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How To Survive Middle School

Last updated: 02/09/2019

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 How To Survive Middle School "Uh oh," Natalie said as she put on her backpack to go to her very first day of sixth grade. "What?" I asked. "I got a...

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Why we need to let teens do stuff for themselves (aka the case of the teenager and the birthday cheque) - Thinking Parenting

Last updated: 02/09/2019

It’s easy to forget how little teenagers know about the world. Partly because they look so grown up and partly because they have that know-it-all attitude. But, in reality, they...

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Mindful Gift Giving in Families Shapes Children’s Values | Roots of Action

Last updated: 02/09/2019

Ability to recognize, feel, and respond to the needs and suffering of others. Gift giving is a traditional practice in most families. On special occasions throughout the year,...

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Two Positive Ways to Look at Change

Last updated: 02/09/2019

I’m known for the quote above, and there are two ways that it has helped me frame “change” in a positive context. For the sake of this post, I am going to look at the second...

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Safer Internet Day

Last updated: 02/08/2019

Thanks to Google and  Mom It Forward Influencer Network for sponsoring this post and helping us learn more about keeping our kids safe online with Safer Internet Day. Trying to...

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5 ways college has changed since you went to school

Last updated: 02/07/2019

As a parent, you’ve probably started a sentence with “When I was in school…” While this is nothing to be ashamed about — in fact sharing real-life experiences can provide really...

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Kids Going Over to a Friend’s House for the First Time? Ask These Questions First.

Last updated: 02/07/2019

Tweet Share Your kid is invited to a sleepover at a new friend’s house or wants to go over to a friend’s house for the first time. Before you agree, you need to ask the other...

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