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07 Sep2020September 7, 2020
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What An Ancient Persian Fable Can Teach Our Kids–And Us–About Self Worth

What An Ancient Persian Fable Can Teach Our Kids–And Us–About Self Worth

According to Pew Charitable Trust, nearly every parent–regardless of income level or geographic location–worries about their child’s mental health and how they will fare amid rising rates of bullying and anxiety and depression. We also want to help our children experience joy and happiness while building a life–and career–that is satisfying and fulfilling. So, how can we...

07 Sep2020September 7, 2020
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What An Ancient Tale About Two Acrobats Can Teach Your Kids About Mindfulness

What An Ancient Tale About Two Acrobats Can Teach Your Kids About Mindfulness

Given the rising rates of stress, anxiety and depression for children and young people, it is no wonder that many parents are looking for ways to encourage mindfulness practices and self-awareness. But how can we make these abstract concepts come alive? One way, drawing on the multicultural storytelling techniques used in The Campfire Method, is...

25 Jul2020July 25, 2020
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What An Ancient Persian Fable Can Teach Our Kids–And Us–About Self Worth

What An Ancient Persian Fable Can Teach Our Kids–And Us–About Self Worth

According to Pew Charitable Trust, nearly every parent–regardless of income level or geographic location–worries about their child’s mental health and how they will fare amid rising rates of bullying and anxiety and depression. We also want to help our children experience joy and happiness while building a life–and career–that is satisfying and fulfilling. So, how can we...

25 Jul2020July 25, 2020
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What An Ancient Fable About The North Star Can Teach Us About Building A Strong Sense of Self

What An Ancient Fable About The North Star Can Teach Us About Building A Strong Sense of Self

Recently, our national conversation has refocused on the importance of cultural diversity and inclusion in fighting racial discrimination and stereotyping, particularly for the next generation.  Storytelling provides a wonderful way to bring conversations like these home. Reading stories with your children is a chance to introduce your child to new cultures and ideas, emotional challenges...

25 Jul2020July 25, 2020
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What Maisonette’s Founders Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Starting Up

What Maisonette’s Founders Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Starting Up

With The 4-Hour Work Week and #GIRLBOSS, promises of remote offices, flexible schedules, and the chance to get creative have attracted more and more women to entrepreneurship. For mothers, these benefits are all the more alluring: working with your kids nearby; accommodating doctor’s appointments and field trips in your calendar. At the same time, starting a business while...

25 Jul2020September 18, 2020
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One Brave Mom-Entrepreneur Sets Out To Solve The Thyroid Care Crisis

One Brave Mom-Entrepreneur Sets Out To Solve The Thyroid Care Crisis

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented wave of unsettling information and urgent news. No matter where you are in the world, it has become difficult to escape the unnerving 24-hour news cycle. As a result, rates of stress and anxiety are on the rise while mental health experts call for less time watching reports,...