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5 Ways to Help Kids Build Healthy Relationships

Feb 13, 2017 / Dr. Sharon Sevier, Professional School Counselor and Mom

Here comes Valentine’s Day, the one day in the year that REALLY calls attention to whether you are “single” or “in a relationship.”  Teenagers are pretty much past the valentine card exchange that used to be an indication of how popular you were.

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#ToolkitTalk: Fostering Compassion in Kids

Feb 22, 2017

@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Dr. Bobbi Wegner (@drbobbiwegner), Clinical Psychologist at Boston Behavioral Medicine, and Maurice J. Elias (@SELinSchools), Director of Rutgers University's Social-Emotional Learning Lab, to chat about the importance of fostering compassion in kids. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.



Nurturing Kids Who Can Cope With Challenges

Feb 20, 2017

Try these tips to help build your kid’s coping skills.



5 Ways to Help Kids Build Healthy Relationships

Feb 13, 2017

How focusing on being themselves may be the most important part.



Partnership for Student Success

Feb 06, 2017

The school counselor of the year shares how to best utilize your student’s school counselor.



Debunking the Belief That “Good Job” Is a Good Thing to Say to Kids

Jan 30, 2017

You may think this praise is good for your kid, but this child development expert thinks otherwise.



How My Mentors Impacted My Life

Jan 23, 2017

From West Baltimore to a master’s degree, how mentors made an impact for first generation college graduate Verlando Brown.



How to Celebrate MLK Day with Your Kids Today and Everyday

Jan 16, 2017

How you can apply Dr. King’s teachings to your kids’ everyday lives.



The Incredible Benefits of Family Routines Around Mealtime and Bedtime

Jan 09, 2017

After the crazy holidays, these tips are more important than ever.



Five Ways to Get Your Kids Back into the School Routine

Jan 03, 2017

Hint: a little preparation goes a long way.



The Totally Doable New Year’s Promise—to Your Kids

Dec 26, 2016

How about a New Year’s resolution you can actually get excited about – like having fun with your kids every day?



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