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You know the story of the guy who just wishes he could win the lottery? He wishes and prays and wishes and prays and nothing happens. Then, one day, during prayer, he hears God whisper, “Buy a ticket!” He’d left out a pretty important part of making his dreams come true. Manifesting our dreams requires time and effort on our part – and it starts with imagining what we want and continues with us making the effort. 0

How to Change Your Life

Abbie Schiller, CEO & Founder of The Mother Company shares how to create a “Vision Quest” in which you take the time to sit down and really think about your goals and how you can achieve them.

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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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Backyard Birthday Party with a Colorful Twist

Abbie Schiller, CEO & Founder of The Mother Company, shares ideas and tips for creating a colorful kids birthday party full of surprises, activities and crafty keepsakes for lasting memories.

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Pass the Gratitude, Please

Our littles might have high expectations for special gifts right about now, but what about the thanks? Annie Zirkel, author of “You’ll Thank Me Later – A Guide to Raising Grateful Children (& Why That Matters)” shares her ideas about instilling gratitude in the next generation.

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Kids and Fear: Helping Them Cope

Halloween is here, stirring up that tricky mix of playfulness and fear in the little ones. Why do kids often revel in the scary? How can we help them cope with real fear both in and out of spooky season? Michael Crowley, child psychologist and researcher at the Yale Child Study Center, shares some insight into the inner workings of fright in early childhood.

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Halloween and the Importance of Make-Believe

Halloween lurks, and the excitement is tangible. Why do kids love getting dressed-up? Does this kind of make-believe serve our children on deeper levels beyond just the fun factor? Dorothy Singer, research scientist and author shrieks a blood-curdling, “Yes!”

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Talking to Boys About Their Bodies

An interview with best selling author Dr. Cara Natterson offering advice for parents on how they can talk to boys about their bodies as they enter puberty and express their feelings without feeling ashamed.

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