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Sports and mental health

Sports and mental health

Sports present us with unique learning opportunities, while having fun. They teach us about ourselves, our limits and goals, and how to interact with others in the face of collaboration and competition. But how do we separate the positive social and emotional benefits...

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Great Summer Reads for Parents

Looking for a book to read during your summer getaway or your day at the beach? Would you like to find enjoyable reads that are also useful resources for parents and caregivers? Check out this list of favorite reads, shared by Mightier Parents! Beyond Behaviors: Using...

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Fun Travel Games for Kids

Is your family traveling at all this summer? Are you looking for activities that will bring fun to long car rides and plane trips, and help the time pass more quickly for the kids traveling with you? Here are 14 games to consider, all of which can be done affordably,...

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Helping Children Feel Comfortable Traveling Again

Road Trip! The summertime rallying cry of families everywhere went sadly silent in 2020. With good reason - the global pandemic made most travel unsafe. But as of June 2021, Covid cases have quieted in the US, and summer travel is back on.  For lots of people, this is...

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Activities for kids

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Summer Activities

Physical activity is good for our muscles, bones, heart and lungs. It can improve our energy, strength, and endurance, and protect our long-term physical health. Physical activity can have great benefits for emotional health as well ...
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Activities To Transition Back To School

No matter how your child is feeling about transitioning back to school this year, taking time to process and plan around the transition can help your child to feel more prepared for the year ahead ...
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Activity – 5 Calming Relaxation Techniques For Kids

When children are overwhelmed or anxious, it can increase stress levels for the whole family. Finding relaxation strategies that help children and young people handle anxious moments lays the groundwork for healthy stress management over a lifetime ...