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Raising a 21st Century “Wild Child”

Playing in the mud, watching butterflies, collecting rocks – these are the things that make childhood magical. Dr. Scott Sampson talks to us about the importance of ‘green time’ both for the future health of our children and the survival of out planet.

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We are in Target!

This might be one of our most favorite announcements ever:   WE ARE PARTNERING WITH …

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5 Tips to Yell Less and Love More This Holiday Season

Holidays got you stressed out? Find yourself losing your patience with your kids? Sheila McCraith aka The Orange Rhino, shares her tried and true tips for yelling less and loving more this holiday season.

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Talking About Devastating News with our Kids

When disaster strikes it is nearly impossible to shield our children from the media. How do we talk to our kids about terrible news in a way that makes them still feel safe in this world? Safety expert Pattie Fitzgerald offers parents some helpful advice to help us all move through tragedy.

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Ruby’s Studio – On American Public Television

We are thrilled to announce that Ruby’s Studio will begin airing on public television stations across the country starting in the new year. Spread the word – Ruby’s coming to a television station near you!

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Moving Through Frustration

We’ve all had to navigate through the enormous emotional outbursts that accompany our kids’ frustration. Thanks goodness we’ve got Jennifer Waldburger, LCSW to help us figure out how to manage these overwhelming feelings in our kids – and ourselves!

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Raising our Gender Nonconforming Child: A Q & A

When Anne noticed that her son was more interested in dressed and dolls than super heroes and trains, she knew shed would likely be raising an unconventional boy. What she did not know, was how much she would grow and how he would teach her to see the world through fresh eyes.