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5 ways to teach kids about friendship - The Mom Creative

Last updated: 06/30/2019

Teaching our kids how to be good friends and find good friends is an important lesson that takes years to do right. Read on to be inspired by 5 ways to teach about friendship...

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Adult space camp is a real thing, plus more summer camps for grown-ups

Last updated: 06/29/2019

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Some of the greatest childhood memories for many adults involve sleeping in a cabin or tent under a starry night at summer...

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100 Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Kindness is contagious, needs just a small spark to ignite, and spreads quickly. Practicing simple, regular kind acts nurtures empathy, alters behavior, changes a culture, and...

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Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/28/2019

A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored...

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Take Your Students on Virtual Field Trips Using Google Tour Builder

Last updated: 06/28/2019

Google Earth Tour Builder is an excellent tool to use with students in class to create virtual tours and explore places from all around the world. You can design a tour of any...

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50 Ways to Be a Great Example to Your Kids

Last updated: 06/27/2019

Of course we want our children to become good, responsible, respectful and successful human beings! But in our quest to “do it all” we may forget that some of the most powerful...

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Three Different Roads That Led to Working at Camp

Last updated: 06/25/2019

As I continue to ponder the conundrum of staffing challenges that are ever present today, I am equally amazed by the level of commitment that many young people have to camp —...

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Anxious Parent? How To Calm Fears When Your Kid Goes On An Adventure

Last updated: 06/22/2019

Created with Sketch. An air of independence, an eye for adventure, a spirit of curiosity: Welcome to the summer of the Wild Child. In this  parenting series , How To Raise a...

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4 Characteristics of a Bully Sports Parent

Last updated: 06/21/2019

No sports parent wants to be labeled as a bully. And because of that fact, many sports parents are unwilling to scrutinize their behavior and assess whether they are actually...

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Academic Risk and Resilience in the Context of Homelessness

Last updated: 06/21/2019

During the 1980s, homelessness surged among families in the United States in conjunction with changing patterns of poverty, housing, unemployment, public assistance, and related...

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