Responding to “I Can’t Do It!”

  Your child is in the driveway practicing free throws, but very few balls make it into the hoop. As the time ticks by, you start to see the look of defeat on your child’s face.  Eventually, they trudge back to the house and say, “I can’t do it.”   What can you do? Help

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i-Can! Activity Ideas

  In the park? In your living room? A house full of friends? On your own?   No matter where you are, who you’re with, or what time it is, i-Can! activities are a great way to flex your i-Can! mindset AND have fun!   i-Can! activities use a modified version of the Stanford University

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Responding to “I’m Bored”

  It’s 6:00 p.m. and your family is juggling homework, dinner, and evening extra curriculars, when you hear it, the voice of your children speaking the dreaded sentence, “I’m bored.” Your eyes widen slightly in disbelief and you wonder, “How could anyone be bored amidst this avalanche of activity?” But this time, instead of letting

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Play, Connect, Believe

  In a world full of parenting advice, we try to keep things simple. We tell parents to keep just three things in mind as you try to foster an i-Can! environment at home: Play Connect Believe   Play: It’s fun AND It Builds Your Brain Dr. Stuart Brown calls play, “The brain’s best form

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