Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Helping My Daughter Deal With a First Crush

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Helping My Daughter Deal With a First Crush
What to do when your little girl is experiencing big emotions

Article Excerpt:

It’s likely you can name that first boy who you thought hung the moon. He had deep brown eyes or the latest hairstyle and stole your heart right away. Whether it was in fourth grade or junior high, the feelings of that crush were real and may have led you through an emotional roller coaster. Continue reading

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Boys’ Attachments to Dads in Child Development

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Boys’ Attachments to Dads in Child Development
How important is a son’s relationship with his father?

Article Excerpt:

When a father holds his son for the first time, a sense of pride and joy beams from his face. A young boy with an attachment to his dad often has the same look in his eyes. Continue reading

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