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Try Away to Fly Away

Dr. Christopher Thurber | April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

This blog was originally posted on http://blog.campeasy.com/ on April 9, 2013.     No single homesickness prevention strategy is as powerful or simple as practice time away from home. Indeed, now is the perfect time for parents to arrange for their child to spend a long weekend with friends or relatives.  The key is to simulate a camp-like separation […]

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Tiger Fun: Saving the World by Taking Camp Seriously

Dr. Christopher Thurber | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

This blog was originally posted on http://blog.campeasy.com/ on April 2, 2013.   Beneath Amy Chua’s personal struggle in Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother lies a deeper ambivalence about learning: What on earth should we do with our children outside of school, during unstructured free time? Chua is at times conflicted but wryly proud of her intense, authoritarian solution, […]

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It’s Not About Willpower: Make It a Habit!

Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman | April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this presentation, Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman reviews the latest research in habit building and willpower (based on 4 books). This presentation is designed for the Students’ Wellness Fair at the Ardsley Middle School. Dr. Baruch-Feldman is a licensed psychologist and a certified school psychologist. She has been on the EOT faculty since 2011. www.drbaruchfeldman.com It’s […]

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How to Keep Willpower and Lose Weight

Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman | March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this presentation, Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman discusses weight loss strategies and the maintenance of good habits. Dr. Baruch-Feldman reviews key principles from Judith Beck’s book The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person, and then discusses how to apply these principles to our own lives. How to-keep-willpower-and-lose-weight by Caren Baruch-Feldman […]

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Camp Unplugged – Loosening the Digital Umbilical

Dr. Christopher Thurber | February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following article by Dr. Chris Thurber, on the virtue of severing the “digital umbilical” and letting kids grow at camp, is included in the new on-line version of ACA’s CAMPparent magazine. http://acacamps.info/2012_CAMP_REV/index.html#/20/

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