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It’s True! Giving Your Kids Fewer Toys at Christmas Makes Them Happier

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

From Motherly: “Our studies show that giving children too many toys, or toys of the wrong types, can actually be doing them harm. They get overwhelmed and cannot concentrate on any one thing long enough to learn from it.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Put Screens on Pause This Holiday

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

From The Florida Times-Union: “Screens just can’t deliver on educational value, and increased exposure during the first years of life is linked to delays in language and literacy, can affect attention spans and how a child performs on developmental testing.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults

Monday, December 9, 2019

From Inc.: “By making them do chores — taking out the garbage, doing their own laundry — they realize I have to do the work of life in order to be part of life. It’s not just about me and what I need in this moment.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? Focus on Kindness Instead

Thursday, December 5, 2019

From Inc.: “When you’re consistent about the importance of showing kindness and just as persistent in pointing out the impact for the absence thereof, you help form habits. And remember, these kindness habits lead to success.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.