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Some of you are already sending your kids back to school – in person and online. Every fall, I’m delighted to see kids in excited anticipation heading back to school. Plus, and I’m sure this makes you happy too, I love seeing all of my friends and their kids grow a year older, declare dreams, […]

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Heading Back To School With Grace

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Well, given the response to last week’s post,  it appears to have met a need that we all have – guidance. My hope (and that of my guest contributor, Dr. Kristin Valerius) was to offer guidance and perspective in a way that allowed all of you to focus on comprehensive information without as much fear. Don’t […]

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Back to School Answers and a New Tool

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Hello friends, Just as I finished up writing how to reset summer, emails, DM’s and posts are flooding every inbox with a cry for help around how to answer the question – What about school this fall?  Some of you have to make decisions within weeks while others have a month or so. Regardless, the decisions […]

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School: The 25K Question

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Hello friends – welcome! For those of you who are new to our village, I’m Dr. Amy – I’m a licensed psychologist, consultant and trainer. I specialize in helping professionals and parents recognize stress and trauma in children and foster resilience-building skills to decrease long-term effects for children.  And, before I get started today, let […]

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Wear Your Masks but Don’t Traumatize Kids!

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