Back to School Soon :-)


Parents are almost at the starting gate for Back to School. As the upcoming school year A local newspaper reports “students they approached moan and groan about their summer break about to end.”

SOON Teachers will hit the ground running as the first school bell rings to begin the new school year. Veteran teacher say preparing for the school year is no easy task. Teachers all over are back to campus and have started setting up classrooms, organizing lesson plans and attending meetings.

Every one I spoke with said, they were saying lots of “Prayers.”

Teaching Kids About Gratitude

How to teach your kids to be grateful- give them less!

I think most of us agree that this principle is true, but why can’t we bring ourselves to actually do this?

As parents, despite wanting to give our kids everything, one of the greatest gifts we can give is to literally give less, to force decision-making and awareness among all their choices. We need to have more faith in them and let them be challenged. It’s not easy to watch your kids struggle—but in the end, it does breed gratitude. And there is no question that these lessons are most effective if you start early and consistently through every child’s primary occupation: play.

Sandboxx Letters for Military Members & Family

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At any given moment, 200,000 military members are off the grid in training or deployment and are missing loved ones. Despite the digital generation, physical mail is still the most important source of morale for troops. Civilians, however, are fully immersed in the digital communication culture, often leading to communication disconnects. Sandboxx.US
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