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Midweek Check-In: The Benefit of Big Feelings

Midweek Check-In: The Benefit of Big Feelings

Emily Stone, LICSW, social worker and Senior Clinical Strategist at Mightier As a social worker, I work with countless kids and adults who are all unique in their needs. Some struggle with anxiety, while others have difficulty focusing. Some have low self-esteem and...

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Midweek Check-In: Through the Eyes of a Child

Midweek Check-In: Through the Eyes of a Child

A few days ago, I saw two kids running down the sidewalk with their backpacks on. One boy was probably about 3 or 4 and he was accompanied by his older sister who only seemed to be about 6. The two of them were purposefully crunching the fallen leaves beneath their...

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Midweek Check-In: Practicing Gratitude

Midweek Check-In: Practicing Gratitude

2020 has been hard.   Actually, I would say it has been more than hard- it’s been insanely difficult. While the year 2020 sounded so futuristic and fabulous, it has certainly turned into a year and been scary, sad, and unpredictable. My quarantine started after...

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Activities for kids

Muscle Memory Book

Muscle Memory Book

When learning things like how to ride a bike or play the piano, it is important to practice. Practice helps us to build muscle memory in our brains so that we can do things more easily and skillfully.

My Calming Skills

My Calming Skills

Mightier teaches deep breathing, crossing the midline, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindful tracing, but there are many more skills that kids can use to bring their heart rates down!