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Wellness Wednesdays with Heather :: Setting New Year’s Resolutions and Goals with the Mind of a Teenager

Heather earned her MS in Health Sciences at The University of Memphis, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, and currently works at Hutchison School teaching wellness and training athletic teams.She loves Friday pizza & movie night with her husband and kids, the Smoky Mountains, and yoga. She hates body shaming. And she will be joining [...]
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Tik Tok

If you have children, tweens, or teens with access to social media and apps for their electronics I’m sure you’ve heard of Tik Tok. Tik Tok is an app that allows the user to make short mobile videos and post them online for the world to see. If your child is the creative type and […]

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Uncomfortable, Necessary Conversations :: How to Talk to your Kids about Suicide

Yesterday, it happened. We got a call that we neither expected, nor were prepared for.  One of my son’s friends survived a suicide attempt. For the record, my son is a young pre-teen.  This opened up a lot of questions for us: Should we tell our son? How do we answer the questions that he will inevitably […]

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Dear Machine Moms

Dear Machine Moms (and Dads), I'm talking to the helicopters, lawn mowers, landscapers, airplanes, ambulances, and all the other cute names we have for parents that are overly involved in their children's lives.... Please stop. As both a mother and a teacher, please trust that you can count on me to tell you the truth. [...]
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