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Archive for July, 2013

Defining Success – Free eBook

July 17, 2013 By Janko Predovic

Marilyn Price-Mitchell has written a e-book titled “Reframing Success: Helping Children & Teens Grow From the Inside Out”. It is a fresh take on measuring success for our kids emphasizing the need for us to foster CURIOSITY, CREATIVITY, POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS, APPRECIATION FOR NATURE AND BEAUTY, and BELIEF IN ONESELF. Please click the image to download…

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Parenting After Separation

July 11, 2013 By Janko Predovic

The Justice Education Society of BC provides the free Parenting After Separation (PAS) Workshop required as part of going to family court. The online version of the course covers the same information though it does not nullify the requirement to attend the course in person. Members of the public can attend the course voluntarily to…

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Sesame Street: Divorce

July 11, 2013 By Janko Predovic

Sesame Street has powerful online toolkit available for parents to use to help their kids understand the meaning of divorce, and how it may affect family life going forward. From the press release: Each year about 1.5 million children confront the divorce of their parents, a transition that can be challenging for the entire family,…

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Perfectionism in Kids

July 09, 2013 By Janko Predovic

An interesting discourse about raising kids who are perfectionists and some of the downsides of that approach. Here is a snippet: “In today’s culture of high stakes testing and tough competition for college admissions, being a perfectionist is often seen as a desirable trait in children.  But recent studies show that perfectionist attitudes can interfere…

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A Billion Angry Brains II

July 09, 2013 By Janko Predovic

An interesting observation made: technology often does not change the nature of hostility, but rather then power of it. Another snippet from this intriguing analysis of hostility on the internet: “Perhaps you once had to endure a misguided kindergarten teacher advise that Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can never hurt you. This adage…

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