Looking Beyond STEM: Kids with Emotional Intelligence Will Lead the Future

Looking Beyond STEM: Kids with Emotional Intelligence Will Lead the Future In recent weeks, there have been a number of high-profile articles floating around social media urging us to look beyond STEM skills when considering how best to prepare our kids for the world they will face in the future. Google came out with a …

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How To Raise Resilient Kids With Jill Neimark, Author Of The Hugging Tree: A Story About Resilience

The Hugging Tree is the story of a little tree that ends up on a cliff and must grow there. He finds comfort in the sea and the moon, support from the crow, and connection and warmth from the people sitting in his shade. The Hugging Tree is a beautiful story that aims to teach children about hope …

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5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Sons Express Emotions and Redefine Masculinity

The tragedy in Florida has the whole nation asking, “How we can prevent this from happening again?” Aside from the obvious conversation that needs to take place about regulating guns, there is another much more difficult, not as easy to solve, conversation about helping kids (and adults) feel like they have options outside of gun …

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Wonder Crate Q&A with NY Times Best Selling Author Kelly Dipucchio

We are so honored that Kelly DiPucchio, award-winning author of several children's books, including New York Times bestseller, GRACE FOR PRESIDENT, and THE SANDWICH SWAP, took the time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for us about raising confident kids that are not afraid to stand up for others. 1. Why is role …

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How To Build Your Child’s Social Emotional Library

While in college, I remember my professor stressing the importance of building our “internal library.”  I was intrigued by this concept.  I loved the idea of walking around with a database of information and skills that could be drawn from whenever I needed it.  For years, I remembered his wise analogy, whenever I was learning …

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