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Summer Articles of Interest

Posted on General August 1, 2019 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 as we get back into the groove of school. If you have a bit more time (or you are just a fast reader!) check out our recent ‘summer reads’ blog. 

 

You Need To Teach Your Kids How To Fail – Huffington Post

When Social Media Is Really Problematic for Adolescents – NYT

How Play Wires Kids’ Brains For Social and Academic Success – Mindshift

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? – NYT

The Power and Benefits of Mindful Meditation – The Child Mind Institute

 
 
— Mary & Claire
 
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Summer Reads!!

Posted on General, Parenting July 1, 2019 by Mary George

The beach, mountains, pool, or maybe your screened porch – ahh, the blissful days of summer and a perfect time to catch up on our reading! We thought that we would share with you a few of the books on our list this summer. If you are looking for good books for your kids, check the post below to our summer picks for them!
 
We would love to hear from you! So if you have any books similar to ours in nature, please post them to our Facebook page and share! We will also be highlighting books during the summer on our Instagram feed so do not miss out on our latest finds! It truly takes and village and we are all in this together!
 
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What we are reading…
 
Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
by Lisa Damour, Ph.D
 
 
Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives
by Rachel Simmons
 
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
 
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
 
 
by Abby Wambach
 
 
How to Raise a Boy – The Power of Connection to Build Good Men
by Michael C. Reichert, PhD.
 
 
— Mary & Claire **My Remarkable Self is available to give private workshops, school/camp workshops/assemblies and classes for parents, students, educators and businesses. Please contact us at info@myremarkableself.com for further information.**