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Keep Calm Mother On! with Christy Thomas

May 3, 2019

Playtime with Tweens and Teens

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-- Everyday Runner Christy



Here are all the articles I read to prepare for this show


Take away tips from Christy:

  • 10 minutes of downtime with our tweens 1:1 each day
  • Bonus if your downtime is outside!
  • Watch your words—90% encourgament, 10% bossy pants

Have an idea? Email me at  or find me on Instagram here or there.


2019 is the year of bantering with our kids.  Let’s embrace water cooler conversations that increase positive interactions and attachment.  Want to do it together? Consider joining my VIP Group.

~~Got a road trip or just everyday drives around town?  Use the time well by adding in play.

TEXT “play” to 69922 for this free pdf. 



15 minutes of kindness—set a timer and leave as many kind messages on social media that you can.


Play Idea:

Geocache, go to the beach, forest, cook together, shoot hoops, make cookies, go for coffee.  Pick a play idea that your oldest child will find irresistible.


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