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Helping Kids Deal with Failure

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My son, Ethan, just participated in a Lego League competition. Everyone on his team contributed to designing the robot, programming it, researching a project, and performing a presentation. Lego League emphasizes collaborative teamwork, leadership and work ethics. It’s a great …

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Family Mood Board

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What’s a Mood Board? A mood board is a visual aid created with pictures or collage to convey a message. It’s used as an effective presentation tool in advertising and design, and now also in therapy. It uses pictures, brief words, …

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Imaginary Audience

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Do you remember when you were a tween and you started being acutely aware of all your public mistakes or perceived failings, as if the whole world was watching— that’s what psychologists call your imaginary audience.  The feeling that we are …

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