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What Is Your Call of Duty?

What Is Your Call of Duty?

What's going on with our boys? These days, I’m asked this question a lot by parents and teachers alike. This school year alone, I have done more staff trainings and have been asked to observe and assist teachers more than ever before with respect to boys’ behavior...

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Things That Go Bang!

Things That Go Bang!

At our recent Boys & Coyotes Course in Minneapolis, I asked a group of therapists, teachers and other educational professionals, “What do you know about boys?” Some of their answers: They are active. They like to play superheroes. They make exploding noises. They...

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Take a Stand for Children’s Health…Literally!

Take a Stand for Children’s Health…Literally!

At first glance, it’s a hard statistic to believe – that by the time they reach high school, 63% of kids are no longer physically active. But consider some of the barriers that either didn’t exist or were much less common for children just one or two generations ago:...

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The Children You Save

The Children You Save

A few years ago, after hearing news of another mass shooting, I sat with the principal of the rural elementary school where I worked as a counselor, feeling sad and discouraged. Then he said something I’ve never forgotten: "The children you save never make the...

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New Hope for Dealing with Tension & Trauma

New Hope for Dealing with Tension & Trauma

Have you ever been so nervous or scared, your body was literally shaking? That shaking is called neurogenic tremoring – an innate release system that nearly all mammals are born with and seems to be a key component in how they handle stress. Yes, just as our bodies...

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Schools, Yoga & the Religion Issue

Schools, Yoga & the Religion Issue

What began as a local story of a few California parents objecting to classroom yoga has, over the past couple weeks, ballooned into one of national interest, garnering mainstream media coverage. According to the original North County Times article about the dissent,...

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