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Kas Winters
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Create a Family Attitude of Gratitude

Attach the tree to a wall, door or bulletin board so everyone can reach it. Each family member takes a handful of leaves and writes something for which they are thankful on each leaf. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Turn Play into Teaching

After being around kids in all sorts of environments for years, I’ve decided that children learn the most when they think they are playing. Some walk into a classroom and immediately switch their brain to the “off” position. When having fun, they aren’t aware school is in session, and hands-on education takes place. I’ve watched them gain skills in reading, math, science, art, music and social studies without noticing anything but the good times. Click here for the full article.
Living with Children
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I feel a Column Coming On

It was another superb nine o’clock in the morning in Charleston, SC, where we had come for a brief respite before the start of my travel season. We were seated in one of the finest of the many fine breakfast bistros in town, in one of the finest of the many fine hotels in town, and I was about to jump out of my skin. Click here for the full article.