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Helping Kids With Positive Self-Talk

Too often, as teachers and parents, we hear our kids speak negatively about themselves. It’s frustrating and hurtful to hear. It can leave you feeling like a failure. The immediate reaction is to encourage your downtrodden student with positive words and upliftment. This is an important step, but it’s only half of the solution. Inspiration […]
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Tips for Raising Independent Thinkers

Anyone who’s been to school knows just how difficult it can be to get through those tougher subjects. Nothing makes sense, no matter how hard you try. Success feels impossible. You start to feel jittery. You become frustrated. You become desperate. Meanwhile, the classmate next to you just seems to “get it.” It’s so easy […]
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The Effects of Positive Words on Kids

Imagine a situation at work where your boss makes constant demands of you and your co-workers. Every other moment, he’s looking over your shoulder and analyzing your actions. If you do something wrong, he will tell you “no!” or “don’t do that.” Pretty annoying, right? Makes you want to rebel and lash out? Or perhaps […]