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10 Things I Know For Sure About Raising Little Boys

written by Angela Williams Glenn, taken from www.thatsinappropriate.com After growing up with only sisters and then raising girls for seven years, I was welcomed into the boy mom world a few years go. The boy mom world is a whole new world for me. I’ve learned in the past few years there are some truths of little boys I had to just …

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The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

By Victoria Prooday, taken from www.faithit.com There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels — our children. Through my work with hundreds of children and families as an occupational therapist, I have witnessed this tragedy unfolding right in front of my eyes. Our children are in a devastating emotional state! Talk to teachers and …

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20 Ways to Foster Values in Children

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. “There are little eyes upon you and they’re watching night and day. There are little ears that quickly take in every word you say. There are little hands all eager to do everything you do. And a little child who’s dreaming of the day he’ll be like you.” — author unknown What are values and why …

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52 Character Building Thoughts for Children

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. The following quotes may be used in a variety of ways by both teachers and counselors. One idea is for a thought to be posted, read, and discussed at the beginning of each week. It could then be read daily with the students. At the end of the week ask them what they learned or how …

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Aggressive Girls

By Leah Davies, M.Ed., www.kellybear.com Given to SproutVine.com with permission. Aggression or bullying can be defined as any action that inflicts physical or mental harm upon another person. Girls usually differ from boys in the type of aggressive behavior they exhibit. While boys tend to inflict bodily pain, girls most often, though not exclusively, engage in covert or relational aggression. …

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