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  • Teaching Your Child About Memorial Day

    Posted on May 24, 2017 by Michelle Kraus

    Memorial Day is one of the most popular US holidays, but teaching younger children the meaning of the day can be difficult. Here are some ways to educate your child about Memorial Day in a way they’ll understand.   Use terms they will understand Depending on age, using words like government and sacr...Continue Reading

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  • Your Role (and the Roles of Others) in Raising a Compassionate Child

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by Michelle Kraus

    At first glance, children don’t seem very compassionate. But you shouldn’t let the temper tantrums over sharing fool you: children are actually far more compassionate than many think. However, not all children are as compassionate as others. Their environments and upbringing has a lot to do with how th...Continue Reading

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  • Children Grieve Too

    Posted on November 25, 2014 by Michelle Kraus

    “When is my mommy coming home from heaven? I’ve been waiting and waiting.”  -Question asked by 5-year-old whose mother has just died The old adage that children don’t experience grief as deeply as adults is just that, old. Grief is a normal and natural reaction for children experiencing divorce, sep...Continue Reading

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