Radical Self-care – The Secret to Living a Creative Life

The secret to living a creative life is this: The more time and energy you invest in radical self-care the more creative you will be, the more connected to your family. You will be happier and more productive as you operate from a state of ease and grace.

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Quick dose of Inspiration

Every so often, you are lucky enough to come across a truly motivating and inspiring piece of content. I have sent this Zen Pencils comic to everyone I know. Today, I want to share it with you.

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5 Benefits to Asking Your Teen Questions

Asking questions are an important part of communication and keeping an open dialogue with your teens. Here are several benefits to asking questions you might not have thought of.

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The Life-changing Games of the “Hype-man”

"Have you ever, in your entire life, experienced unconditional, unwavering support?" What would you try/explore/invent/create if you had a network of people who hyped-up and supported you?

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Help! My Kid is Hyperactive! Parent Hacks for a Peaceful Home

“Your not paying attention!” A common phrase heard from exasperated parents and educators everywhere. Kid's attention spans seem to be getting shorter and the inability to focus can have long-term consequences. However, there are many things you can do as a parent to set your child up for success.

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The 3 Step System to Teach Your Kids How To Manage Their Money!

Are you constantly bombarded with requests for money? Are you opening your wallet every time you turn around for school activities, birthday parties, toys, treats and costly adventures? Your kids may be at an age where they can start making a lot of their own spending decisions!

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Capturing Your Family’s Oral History

Capturing oral histories from members of your family can be an incredible bonding experience, teaches valuable communication skills and creates some great memories while you record (and learn from) the memories of past.

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Embracing Growth, Change and New Opportunities!

In July, Growing Creative Kids will be turning 5 years old. In internet years, this is a long time. I look around now at all the exciting options that I didn't have in 2010 when I started this site, and I see a new world to embrace and the opportunity for Growing Creative Kids to do some growing ourselves!

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6 FUN Activity Based Ways to Get Kids Writing

I had a great discussion with a home school dad about how to incorporate more writing into lessons and how "Writing Prompts" often fail with his kids. I suggested taking a more activity based approach.

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