BRIKA — #BRIKAmonthlymantra

Parenting pointers: Giving back, the gift that keeps on giving

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How to teach your kids to think deeply about the world.

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Parenting pointers: How to raise strong daughters

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We asked Liz Berholz, our resident parenting expert, on how to instill confidence and courage in our daughters.

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BRIKA Makers: More than meets the eye

#BRIKAmonthlymantra Makers meet BRIKA

At BRIKA, we pride ourselves in connecting with the very best Makers in North America to make up our creative community. Building what you love into what you do is one of our founding values, and this principle is no better personified than our network of highly talented artisans. Delving into their backgrounds, however, we quickly learned that beyond the creative careers they have made for themselves, they have fascinating personal histories that transcend the parameters of being a Maker. In commemoration of International Women's Day (you can read more about how this is connected to our #BRIKAmonthlymantra and Women's History Month here),...

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#BRIKAmonthlymantra: March edition

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See you in another four years, Leap Year, and hello, March! The arrival of the month that will usher in spring also, more importantly, marks Women’s History Month. Finding its roots in the one-year anniversary of the New York City garment worker’s strikes in 1909, what first emerged as a single International Women’s Day turned into Women’s History Week in the U.S., and by 1987, Congress passed a proclamation that set the foundation for the month-long observance. Designating a month to commemorating the achievements of women has been criticized for being irrelevant, despite the fact even now, we may be...

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Parenting pointers: Does your child feel lovable?

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  Our #BRIKAmonthlymantra for February is Oscar Wilde’s “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance,” and we asked our resident parenting and family expert Liz Berholz to give her two cents on the subject. Founder of Liz B. Parenting, a parenting consulting practice, Liz Berholz is an educator, speaker and Adler Institute-trained Life and Professional Coach. Liz works with parents of toddlers, tweens and teens by giving families the tools they need to create homes and lives filled with mutual respect, cooperation, connection, responsibility and fun. *** We all want our kids to have high self-esteem. It’s the foundation...

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