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Recently my child came to me with frustration and anger boiling up because another child had hurt her feelings. I sat there listening to her spill out the upset this brought her. Someone didn’t want to be her friend, didn’t want to play with her. So how do we teach our children that it is…

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Getting Past Envy: Celebrating Others

I was the first person in my family to graduate from college. It was an exciting day for me, as I stood in line, clad with cap and gown, waiting for my name to be called. My family sat in the stands, watching my achievement as I crossed the stage and shook hands with the…

By Sarah Webb |
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How Friends Influence Our Body Image

My son came to me in tears. He told me he had been on his computer looking up the average weight for a 10 year old boy. He said his best friend had been repeatedly telling him he was fat. I was devastated. I sat with him and held him and explained that sometime kids…

By Sarah Webb |
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Is This Bullying?

Sometimes as parents we are quick using the word “bully” when are children are having negative situations with other children.  The difference between being mean and bullying is the consistency. As children develop they all say or do things that are not nice to friends as part of developing boundaries and testing friendships.  Your child…

By Sarah Webb |
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Meet Marsha Clark: Breakout Speaker at #NoMeanGirls Conference

Meet Marsha Clark who will be hosting the breakout session “Invisible Rules in the Workplace” at the #NoMeanGirls Conference October 6-8, 2017. Marsha Clark is an executive coach and independent consultant who founded her own company in 2000. Workshops offered through Marsha Clark & Associates include topics  such as: Building and sustaining trust Interpersonal relationships…

By Jill Russell |
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Mica May Keynote Speaker at #NoMeanGirls

Mica May is the Founder of May Designs, and is the Keynote Speaker for the #NoMeanGirls Conference on Friday, October 6, 2017 The May Books brand was born from designer Mica May, a self-proclaimed font freak and a gal a little crazy about Pantone colors. About a year after college, she launched a boutique graphic…

By Jill Russell |
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Meet Shannon Thomas: Breakout Speaker at #NoMeanGirls Conference

The spectacular Shannon Thomas will lead the Breakout Session, “When Mean Girls Grow Up and Join the PTA: Healing from Hidden Abuse” at the #NoMeanGirls Conference October 6-8, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Learn more and register at www.nomeangirls.com. Shannon Thomas is the owner and lead therapist of Southlake Christian Counseling (SCC) where it is her…

By Jill Russell |
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Moving from Offense to Compassion

I watched as the girls whispered and giggled behind their hands, casting glances towards Victoria who sat alone on the other side of the gym. I felt uncomfortable. Not liking to be left out, myself, I certainly didn’t like making others feel left out. It was a silly thing, the kind of silliness you’d find in…

By Heather Harbaugh |
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How To Support Another Woman

“I just don’t like working with women. They are so catty. I’d prefer to work with men and when I look around, all of my friends are men too.” she said to me over coffee. “I used to feel that way.” I responded. “Then I realized that the women I didn’t like were more like…

By Elizabeth Lions |