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7 Surprising Things Kids Say That Can Mean “I’m anxious.”

Dealing with big emotions when you’re a kid is difficult. Trying to articulate these feelings to a grown-up, so they can help you, is nearly impossible. What you’re often left with, as the parent, is…

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Prisma Pal Meditations for Kids: Confidence & Loving-Kindness

GoZen! presents the Prisma Pal Meditations. With the help of several animal friends, children are led through yoga, breath, and visualization exercises focused on the seven main chakras, or energy centers in the body. The…

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11 Things To Say When Kids Cry

It’s no secret that hearing our kids cry makes us uncomfortable. Just think about how anxious you feel when your little one tears up without an obvious reason. We know that a newborn’s main way…

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5 Things I Learned from My Preview of The Motivated Child Summit

I love my kids and I want them to work hard and achieve everything imaginable. Sure, they’re young, but they’re never too young to get a head start, right? Still, it often feels like they…

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The ABCs of Making Mistakes with a Growth Mindset (Free Printable)!

Carol Dweck rocked the world of education with her research into something she called a Growth Mindset: the belief that a person’s basic abilities can be improved by hard work and determination. A growth mindset is central…

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8 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief For Kids

Do you ever feel like you have the world on your shoulders – between being a parent, an employee, a partner, a friend, a pet-owner – and then notice a shoulder muscle that won’t relax?…

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5 Things I Wish People Knew About My Anxiety (A Kid’s Perspective)

If you’re my family or friend, I know the way I worry all the time can be frustrating and exhausting. I want you to know, I feel the same. One of the worst things about…

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8 Ways A Child’s Anxiety Shows Up as Something Else

Icebergs are deceiving because what you see on the surface is usually only a small fraction of what lies below. Observing the behavior of an anxious child is sometimes like looking at the tip of…

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