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Dealing with “Gratitude Resistors”

February 2014

Some people think gratitude is hokey or pointless. Here’s how to help them think differently.

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Are You Overscheduling Your Kids?

August 2013

Do sports, music lessons, and enrichment activities increase kids’ success?

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Mindsets: Growth vs. Fixed

August 2013

Your kids’ ticket to engagement vs. anxiety.

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Making Routines Easier

July 2013

Getting kids an autopilot for the stuff they have to do everyday

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How to Deal with Misbehavior

July 2013

I find it annoying to play referee. Here’s how I keep my time breaking up fights and enforcing the rules to a minimum.

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Rethinking Family Meetings

June 2013

More calm and less chaos in just 20 minutes a week

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Siblings: Friends or Rivals?

May 2013

Summer is upon us, and this means that our children are likely to spend a lot more time with their siblings, if they’ve got them. Here are 3 quick tips for fostering good sibling relationships.

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Dealing with Entitled Kids

May 2013

Know some entitled brats? A regular gratitude practice could be just the ticket.

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Why Your Happiness Matters

April 2013

What will it take for you to lead a happy life? The case for not always spending more time with your kids.

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Meditating with Kids

April 2013

Want to teach kids a simple meditation? Here’s how I do “loving kindness” meditation.

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Gratitude 365

January 2013

Even though Thanksgiving is quickly becoming a distant memory, giving thanks can still be a significant part of our daily family lives. Here are my three favorite family gratitude practices.

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Managing Stress

December 2012

Our crazy busy lives—especially at this time of year!—can be stressful. Here are three tips for managing your stress year-round.

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Surviving the Holidays

December 2012

If you are starting to feel over-whelmed by the December holidays, you aren’t alone! In this quick video, I give three tips for making the holidays more meaningful than they are stressful.

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Why Gratitude Works

November 2012

Christine Carter explains why gratitude—an emotion that can seem hokey—actually provides a significant boost to our happiness and life satisfaction.

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Holiday Gratitude Traditions

November 2012

With Thanksgiving approaching, Christine Carter offers three ways to help adults and kids truly make the holidays a time for gratitude.

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