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Video: Are You Overscheduling Your Kids?

August 19, 2013 | The Main Dish, Posts with Videos | 0 comments

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

As I’m planning for my kids to go back to school, we are in hot debate about my one-afterschool-activity-only policy. I may lose the argument this year; they’d do a different activity after school every day if they could! What do kids gain from lots of after school enrichment activities? This video explains what the research has to say.

© 2013 Christine Carter, Ph.D.

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Video: Growth vs. Fixed Mindsets

August 5, 2013 | The Main Dish, Posts with Videos | 0 comments

Your kids' ticket to engagement vs. anxiety.

You may have heard me talk before about mindsets. Here’s the nuts and bolts of what they are and why I think it’s essential for parents to know about them.

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Video: Making Routines Easier

July 22, 2013 | The Main Dish, Posts with Videos | 0 comments

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

Sometimes we find ourselves feeling frustrated or stressed at the same time every day: maybe bedtime, or homework time, or trying to get out the door in the morning. This short video is about how to get into a better routine.

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