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Helping Kids to Confidently Ride the Waves of Big Feelings

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HELPING KIDS TO CONFIDENTLY RIDE THE WAVES OF BIG FEELINGS   By Jessica Fisher, Psy.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow / Dialectical Behavior Therapy Specialty Supervised by Vicki Chiang, Psy.D, PSY21136   How do I know if my child could use support?  Some kids are born into the world with big feelings! This is both a gift and…

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Making a Journal

Keeping a journal can be fun! Use a three ring binder or a blank book with lined or unlined pages. Some girls journal in photo albums with black paper pages. Try jelly roll glitter pens to write on those black pages. Decorate the outside of your journal with drawings, magazine pictures, scraps of colorful paper, photographs,…

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Books about the Social World of Girls

Recommendations by Kris Vreeland Head of the Children’s Book Department at Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA Click on a book to find it at VromansBookstore.com! All the World  by Liz Garton Scanlon (Ages: 4-Adult) Lyric art and poetry illustrate how we are interconnected and we are all the world and all of the world is all of…

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Poems About Our Bodies

These poems were written by Mattie J. T. Stepanek, a very inspiring boy who wrote poems and advocated for people to treat each other peacefully and with love. You can learn more about him by visiting his website here: Mattie Online. The Smell of a Noise Shhh… I smell something. It smells like a noise. Like…

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