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Why Raise Empathetic Kids? - Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine

Last updated: 01/06/2019

At the Glazer Children’s Museum, we recently welcomed Dr. Michele Borba, empathy expert and author of “Unselfie,” who gave a profound speech about the importance of empathetic...

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Five Ways to Nurture Compassion in Kids

Last updated: 01/06/2019

Excerpted from Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children © 2019 by Shauna Tominey. The following is from Chapter 5: “You Can Be a Helper.”...

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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for American parents whose children spend...

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Why Busy Parents Shouldn’t Feel Guilty

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Being a parent is one of the greatest sources of human joy, but it is also the single greatest cause of guilt. Beginning with your baby’s first diaper rash, you’ll assume it’s...

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6 Water Safety Tips every Parent should Know - Amanda's Corner

Last updated: 01/05/2019

It’s summer and that means high temperatures along with the no fun humidity. This means hitting up the pools and beaches to help cool ourselves off and have a day of fun. Who...

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For Teenagers, Praising 'Effort' May Not Promote a Growth Mindset

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Teachers have long been told to praise students' effort, rather than simply saying they are "smart," as a way to encourage students to think of their intelligence as something...

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Six Ways for Parents to Cultivate Strong, Curious, Creative Children

Last updated: 01/05/2019

One thing is certain: for the vast majority of young children, curiosity comes naturally because so much of the world is foreign to them. But there are obstacles. Faced with the...

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Parenting through Your Adverse Childhood Experiences - Clever Housewife

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Over the past couple of months we’ve been discussing stress health and how we can recognize toxic stress in our children. I’ve briefly touched on ACEs (Adverse Childhood...

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How gardening can help build healthier, happier kids

Last updated: 01/04/2019

When our cherry tomatoes blush red each summer, my son eagerly plucks them from the vine and pops them in his mouth. He points at random plants and proudly declares, “That one’s...

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For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

Last updated: 01/04/2019

“Why didn’t she text me back yet? She doesn’t like me anymore!” “There’s no way I’m trying out for the team. I suck at basketball” “It’s not fair that I have a curfew!” Sound...

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