Posts tagged "help"

Researchers show connection between kindness and popularity in tweens

Researchers show connection between kindness and popularity in tweens
Move over, mean girls. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside conducted a study that showed tweens who perform acts of kindness towards others are both happier, and also tend to be more popular. The study examined 400 students ages 9-11 in Vancouver, British Columbia and tracked acts of kindness directed at other classmates. The... Read more »

How to talk to kids and tweens about tragedies

The news of the absolutely tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, is horrific.  Many children and adults are dead, with recent reports bringing the death toll at the school to 26, including 18 children.  Upon first hearing the news, I wanted to hug my daughter, wanted to go to her elementary... Read more »

"Teach Resilience" helps ensure kids will be ready to launch into the real world

"Teach Resilience" helps ensure kids will be ready to launch into the real world
I’ve wanted a parenting handbook for quite a while now.  Not a parenting book that espouses a dense philosophy that takes me hours to get through, but an actual handbook that concisely tells me what to do with my tween. If it gives me hope that I have not either ruined my child already and... Read more »
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