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If for only a few minutes…

Posted on General August 2, 2018 by Mary George

 

Since our attention span in the summer can be very short, and we sometimes only have a few minutes rather than a few hours to read, here are a few articles that may be of interest in addition to our recent ‘summer reads’ blog.

WHO classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as a mental health condition – CNN

 

How to Talk to Kids About Sex and Consent – The Child Mind Institute

 

– Common Sense Media

 

 – Common Sense Media

 

—Mary & Claire

 

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Summer Reads!!

Posted on General July 9, 2018 by Mary George

Summer has arrived! Sand between our toes, the adirondack chair on the deck, or the hammock in the yard – the dreamy spots to kick back and read. Ahh, the blissful days of summer…and it’s been a long winter. So we thought that we would kick off the summer by sharing with you a few of the books on our list for the next few months. They are not your mindless reads but they may put you ahead of the game in understanding your child’s world and help them navigate it as the new school year approaches. We have also included a few picks for teens and tweens! 
We would love to hear from you too! So if you have any books similar to ours in nature, please post them to our Facebook page and share! It truly takes and village and we are all in this together!

 

What we are reading…
untangled – Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood
by Lisa Damour, Ph.D
 
Glow Kids
by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras
 
The Whole-Brain Child Workbook:  Practical Exercises, Worksheets and Activities to Nurture Developing Minds (the workbook to the book, The Whole-Brain Child)
by Daniel Siegel
 
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

*Reads for our teens (and us too!!) 
Turtles All the Way Down
by John Green
 
The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas
 
Refugee
by Alan Gratz
 
The Running Dream
by Wendelin Van Draanen
 
*And a few for our younger kids…
 
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
by Dusti Bowling
 
Hello, Universe
by Erin Entrada Kelly
 
Amal Unbound (10+)

by Aisha Saeed

 

—Mary & Claire

**My Remarkable Self is available to give workshops, school/camp assemblies and classes for parents, students, educators and businesses. Please contact us at info@myremarkableself.com for further information.**

 

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