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Three Good Things

Sharing three good things with each other during daily family sharing is a great way to connect AND grow gratitude. It’s simple. During sharing time, each person shares three good things that happened in their ...

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Three Good Things

Connection Tip #2: Start a Daily Family Sharing Habit

“Just like at camp, connections are the result of intentionally chosen, day-to-day family habits that create feelings of warmth and belonging.”​ –Happy Campers Secret #1: Connection Comes First One of my favorite connection tips (besides unplugging) ...

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Connection Tip #2: Start a Daily Family Sharing Habit

Highs, Lows, and Buffaloes

What do kids choose to share about their friendships, camp experiences, time at school, and other life experiences? Sometimes, not much. An activity we do during nightly campfires at camp is an excellent way to ...

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Highs, Lows, and Buffaloes

Connection Tip #1: Full Attention

“It’s the little, ordinary parts of our family life that our kids will remember. The feeling of what it was like to be home and to belong.”​ –Happy Campers Secret #1: Connection Comes First Kids need ...

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Connection Tip #1: Full Attention

Coach Kids to Better Friendships: Tuesday, August 31 (12-1 pm PT)

Coach Kids to Better Friendships    Happy Campers is now available on Audible!   ...

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Coach Kids to Better Friendships: Tuesday, August 31 (12-1 pm PT)

Why Kids Need to Get Uncomfortable

As parents, we spend a lot of time making our kids comfortable. Feeling cold? I’ll grab you a sweatshirt. Hungry? Let me get you a snack right away! Kid being unkind? I’ll complain to the ...

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Why Kids Need to Get Uncomfortable