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Growth from Boredom

Growth from Boredom

We’ve reached that point in the summer where parents everywhere are likely to hear that dreaded statement: “I’m BORED!” But is boredom really that bad for kids? Our resident Early Childhood expert Todd Hioki shares how kids can experience growth from boredom and build important life skills!

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3 Essential Ways to Have a Slow, Simple Living Summer with Kids

3 Essential Ways to Have a Slow, Simple Living Summer with Kids

Summertime, and the living is easy, right? That’s not always the case if you have kids. But with a different approach and perspective, summer as a family with kids can be something to look forward to. In this post, positive parenting educator and Certified Life Coach Giselle Baumet shares some tips to help you plan for a slow, simple living summer with your kids.

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Covid Vaccine Prep for Kids Under 5

Covid Vaccine Prep for Kids Under 5

Certified Child Life Specialist, Child Life on Call founder, and expert Piper + Enza contributor Katie Taylor shares her “Covid vaccine prep for kids under 5” tips to help families with little ones be prepared for vaccination day.

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How to Handle Kids’ Fears during Halloween

How to Handle Kids’ Fears during Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and while some kids love the spooky vibe, others don’t respond so well to the parts that may strike fear. Certified Child Life Specialist and our newest Piper + Enza contributor Katie Taylor shares some tips on supporting your little ones through the scary parts of the holiday.

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Healing Begins with Telling Stories

Healing Begins with Telling Stories

Healing begins with sharing stories. It is the moment we realize we are not alone, that maybe someone else can relate to what we are going through and maybe they can help us get through the trauma, or we can help them.

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3 Ways to Diffuse a Stressful Situation

3 Ways to Diffuse a Stressful Situation

Our resident child life specialist Kelsey Cramer shares some tips and tricks to support your child in a stressful situation. No matter your age, stress happens. For children, stress in new or challenging situations can manifest in meltdowns or tantrums. Here are some...

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