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What Are We Training Our Children To Notice?
Joe Harvey, Head of School

I recently attended a workshop by Lynn Lyons, an expert on helping kids and families manage anxiety. One of her pieces of advice for families was to help anxious kids identify not the content of a worry, but rather worry itself. Noticing that anxiety is at work enables a child to develop and pursue strategies that stymie anxiety's ability to paralyze or isolate the child--and instead give the child an opportunity to keep growing and keep connecting with others.

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Kids Are A Lot Like Puppies
Thad Reichley, Head of Lower School

A couple of years ago my family got a puppy. This was definitely not a quick and easy decision. We did our research on different breeds, talked to all of our friends with dogs, and even thought about the best time of year for our family to take on the responsibility of a new puppy.

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