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Kas Winters
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Teach Children to Benefit from Failure

The feeling we get when we fail at something is not usually a happy one. Often the first response of a parent is to try to “make it better” for a child. In society today, we’ve gone as far as making sure that “every” child wins and gets a prize. That does two things. First it diminishes the sense of accomplishment for those who have actually accomplished the goal. Second, those who really did not “win” usually know it inside. Click here for the full article.
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Conquering your FEAR

As I was sitting at my computer thinking about my article for this month..Bing you have an e-mail from Debbie Allen, International Business Speaker and author of "Confessions of Shameless Self Promoters" . I had many topics rolling around in my head I wanted to write about this month but I had not narrowed it down to one. So I decided to take a break and read her thoughts for today. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Choose a Summer Project to Motivate a Child

With the end of school in sight, many parents are putting on their thinking caps trying to come up with ideas for keeping kids from being bored, and maybe even things students can do that will be both fun and educational during summer break. Since “bored” has always been a banned word in our family, we came up with summer projects that were matched to the interests of our children. It was a plan that worked for the kids and for us. We made many memories and expanded our knowledge and skills in the process. Here are some of the things we did. I hope that some will work for your family too. Click here for the full article.