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Here’s What You Need to Know About Teaching Kids to Manage Their Anger
Here’s What You Need to Know About Teaching Kids to Manage Their Anger

Everyone gets angry sometimes. Any good therapist will tell you that anger is a totally valid and important emotion. It’s the way we act when we’re angry that can sometimes be the problem. And yet, children aren’t born knowing how to manage their anger and other emotions. Teaching those skills typically falls to parents. But how do you handle a kid who is in full tantrum mode?



What Gardening Activities Help Ground Kids?
What Gardening Activities Help Ground Kids?

Picture the last time you enjoyed one of those perfect Minnesota days: you stepped out in a light jacket, the sun warmed your skin, birds were chirping happily and the trees were starting to sprout buds. Even though you may have had a stressful day at work, suddenly — surrounded by the beauty of nature — you’re filled with wonder and a sense of calm. Spending time in nature is grounding. It forces us to slow down, be mindful and observe the beauty around us. Encouraging this kind of wonder and mindfulness is, of course, important for kids, too.



Why Teaching Sign Language Can Benefit Young Children
Why Teaching Sign Language Can Benefit Young Children

Sign language is typically viewed as a way for deaf and hard of hearing people to communicate. But sign language has become an increasingly popular form of communication for people without hearing challenges. According to the Modern Language Association, in 2021, American Sign Language (ASL) was the third most studied language at U.S. colleges and universities. Besides the joy of connecting with those whose primary language is ASL, learning sign language has other benefits, particularly for young children.



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