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Encouraging Optimism in Children

Pessimistic children see negative events as evidence that they’re doomed, while optimistic children see them as temporary setbacks. Here are some practical ways to ease your child toward optimism.

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What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

Not all mean behavior becomes a pattern and not all mean behavior is bullying. Kids develop social skills as they grow, and some have more sophisticated skills than others. Either way, it’s important to know what to do if you suspect that your child is being bullied.

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Pressing Pause: How Mindfulness Helps Kids

All children have times when they become overwhelmed, overloaded, or overstimulated. Think of mindfulness as a method of pressing the “pause button,” allowing kids to regroup and re-enter a situation with greater calm.