Category Archives: schoolkids

Fighting back against fears

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Halloween fun for little ones

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Telling and tattling

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Back-to-school rhythm

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What gets spoiled with spoiling?

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Figuring out (and living through) pre-puberty

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Swearing and bad words

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Natural consequences

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Perfectionism

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The dangers of helping too much

Dear Kerry, My niece just finished 7th grade. She’s visiting us and our two children, 11 and 9. She told us about the science project in her class and said many of the kids didn’t do their own work. Instead … Continue reading

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