Presence or Presents? Five Ways to Be More Present During the Holidays

Posted by Erin Green, MS, Director of Boys Town Press and Co-Author of Teaching Social Skills to Youth, Fourth Edition on Dec 12th 2022

As you reflect on the holiday season, what images, sentiments, or traditions come to mind first? Maybe it’s religious services. Or family meals and tasty sweets. Perhaps it’s traveling near and far … read more

2020: A Year of Visual Clarity

Posted by Kip Jones, Boys Town Press Author and School Counselor on Dec 8th 2020

For over 150 years, the phrase “20/20 vision” has been used to reference visual clarity or acuity. That’s from where the commonly used phrase, “Hindsight is 20/20” comes. And here we are winding … read more

Different Boats - Same Storm

Posted by Jennifer Law, Boys Town Press Author on Jun 3rd 2020

Lately I’ve heard the phrase, “We’re all in the same boat.” In some ways it seems to be true. We are all going through experiences due to the coronavirus. We are connected. The worries I have now ma … read more

Cultivating Gratitude

Posted by Billie Pavicic, Boys Town Press Author on Nov 25th 2019

As the holidays approach, people often take a moment to reflect on the year and give thanks for the blessings they have received. Whether it’s going around the Thanksgiving table to say one thing y … read more