by sarah (36)

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Staying Friends With Long Time Friends

I have this friend who's not on NMG who would probably like it if I called her Carolyn (that's not her real name). We met in kindergarten and call ourselves best friends, but we don't seem to have as many similar interests nowadays. I don't have many other friends, so she's really important to me. Do you know how we can stay good friends?-Jade     It's great that you have a friendship that's lasted that long. Even if you don't have many shared interests anymore you can still enjoy each other's…

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1 Reply · Reply by KitKate the Warriors Lover 10 hours ago
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Online Schoolwork Help

When I’m doing online schoolwork, it’s really easy to get off task. How can I keep myself from procrastinating?     —Anonymous  Hi! Procrastination and distraction are both things I’ve struggled with in the past, so speaking as someone who’s been homeschooled my whole life (not just since COVID!), and has *mostly* conquered these issues, I’ll do my best to help! First, prioritizing. There is only so much time in the day, so we need to figure out what are the most important things to do in that…

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12 Replies · Reply by Kinneret May 14
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Staying Committed to a Story

I find it really hard to keep motivated while writing. I often am really excited about a story I start writing, but after a couple paragraphs I lose motivation and never continue the story. Any advice? -Anonymous I completely understand this! I am currently in the process of trying to stick to the longest story I’ve ever attempted. In the past, I’ve stuck to poetry and short stories for this very reason, but I’m trying to push myself with this project during quarantine! Here are a few tips…

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5 Replies · Reply by Emily//Emilpanada May 5
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Getting Through Quarantine Without Seeing Friends

How do I get through the corona quarantine without seeing my friends? -Sophia   Ah, the question of the season! I’m really glad you asked this, Sophia, because it’s a very important topic that so many of us are struggling with right now.  First, I would like to direct you to a blog post about staying connected in quarantine that one of my awesome fellow S2S mentors, Paige, wrote just a few days ago! She already did a great job on this topic, so this won’t be a super detailed answer, but you…

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6 Replies · Reply by Artemisandthehunters May 8

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