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The Emotional Benefits of Pets

The Emotional Benefits of Pets

Pets are the best. They give us cuddles and make us laugh. They keep us active and fill our days with cuteness. Pets are also not the best. They require lots of care and attention. Sometimes they’re messy or noisy. And sometimes they get aggressive.    Pets...

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Kickoff to Summer

Kickoff to Summer

As this complicated school year winds down, it’s time to start thinking about the transition from school to summer. For lots of kids, day 1 of summer break is a huge relief from the pressures of the school year - one big sleep-in, one big party, or a mix of both. ...

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The Emotional Benefits of Being Physically Active

The Emotional Benefits of Being Physically Active

Physical activity is good for our muscles, bones, heart and lungs. It can improve our energy, strength, and endurance. And it protects our long-term physical health. But that’s not all. The mind-body connection ensures that keeping physically active has emotional...

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Let’s Talk Sensory Sensitivities

Whether it is a texture of clothing, a sound from a toy, or how bright certain lighting is, many kids struggle with sensory sensitivities.   Occasionally, some children have sensitivities to wearing the heart rate monitor or other elements of the game, when...

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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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Transition to Summer

The end of the school year will result in some changes. Mightier has helpful tips to make the transition to summer easier for your child ...
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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 ...