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Posts Tagged ‘Activities’

Books to Read and Things to Watch While You Hibernate This Winter

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Books to read this winter

Cabin fever may not be here yet, but with the holidays wrapped, it probably will be soon. When you’re stuck inside and at your wit’s end, mix it up with these book, TV and movie recommendations straight from Stenzel therapists.


Rita Rippentrop

Read: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

If you’re not familiar with Brené Brown, this is a great first read!… Read the rest →

I Thought Pokémon Go Was a Waste of Time. Then I Played It With My Kids.

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Before my 15- and 19-year-old kids roped me into a Pokémon Go adventure, I was pretty darn sure the game was a waste of time, another way for kids to bury themselves in screens, and a potentially dangerous new craze.… Read the rest →

How To Unplug the Kids This Summer

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Gadgets need to be plugged in to recharge. Conversely, nothing drains kids’ batteries like keeping them plugged in throughout the day. The American Academy of Pediatrics found that today’s kids spend seven hours a day on various devices. Their recommendation is no more than two hours a day.… Read the rest →