How to stay resilient during stressful times

August 18, 2020

A reflection of great teamwork and collective wisdom from The Refuge Center…

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The Importance of Learning to Fail Well

August 5, 2020

So often we find ourselves shielding our children from failure. Have we ever asked ourselves why?

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The Power of Play

October 31, 2019

When in the journey to adulthood do we lose our ability to play? When does all the creativity, passion and adventure of our right brains succumb to our logical, responsible and analytical left brains?

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Back To School

August 29, 2018

Now that we have a few weeks under our belts, have you been feeling nervous about being back in school? I am talking to you, kiddos! I am talking to you, parents! My background is in elementary education, and one of my absolute favorite books to read on the first day of school is First […]

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Parenting from the Inside Out

December 11, 2017

Do you desire to build healthy and secure relationships with your children? Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell’s book Parenting from the Inside Out is an excellent place to begin to achieve this goal. Their approach to parenting is based on the belief that a parent’s own childhood experiences impact how the individual parents his or […]

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