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Watching the News: Keeping Hope Alive Despite the Negativity

Watching the News: Keeping Hope Alive Despite the Negativity

As a parent, you naturally want to believe that your children are growing up in a decent world. How define “good and decent” may vary, but in general, most hope for peace, prosperity, and a healthy environment. You don’t want to see your children become fearful of the future as their schools regularly schedule duck-and-cover drills like schools did during…

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Burnout Risk: Is Your Teen Burning the Candle at Both Ends?

Burnout Risk: Is Your Teen Burning the Candle at Both Ends?

There is a common idea that teenagers are lazy. More often than that, I hear of teens who are constantly on the go, running from school to numerous extracurricular activities and to jobs. These kids short themselves on sleep and catch meals when they can. Their parents contact me, worried their kids are at risk of a major burnout because they’re…

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American Ninja Warrior Athlete: Inspiring Kids to Persevere When Dreams Seem Impossible

American Ninja Warrior Athlete: Inspiring Kids to Persevere When Dreams Seem Impossible

Kids have lots of dreams and aspirations. Sometimes it seems like turning these goals into reality is impossible and that can be very discouraging. It could even result in some kids giving up on their dreams prematurely. For this reason, you can help your kids to persevere when their hopes begin to dim by finding inspiring examples of how sticking…

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