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Plan Ahead For Time Apart From School & Work

It might sound basic, but pre-planning your week is really helpful for creating boundaries and setting expectations, for yourself and with your family. In uncertain times, it also helps relieve the stressors of not knowing what comes next and feeling overwhelmed about trying to “fit it all in.” Time apart from school and work is important for emotional well-being, connection with others and practicing self-compassion.

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BLM Community Art Project

To memorialize and honor the numerous Black individuals who have been killed by police or vigilantes, and to declare our support for the Black Lives Matter movement, we are collecting paper and fabric flowers from the community.

The flowers will adorn the portraits of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor being painted by Julie Atkinson, a member of the Mindful Littles community and co-facilitator of the Mindful Littles’ racial justice presentations, Engaging Families on Race: Dialogue, Art & Action

Our goal is to have flowers of all different shapes, sizes, textures, and colors to frame the portraits of George and Breonna. Make as many as you like!

Read more about this project & download printable flowers to decorate and contribute to this powerful community art project!

 

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Conversations On Color

A Letter from Lisa, our magical Editor in Chief:

Talking about topics like race or sexual orientation is sometimes uncomfortable. But at Mindful Littles, we’re up for uncomfortable. That’s because we believe compassion is the perfect companion for discomfort. When we meet ourselves and others with compassion, we’re ready to listen, empathize and make change. 

Which brings me to rainbows. I’ve been thinking a lot about rainbows lately. Yes, I’m sure it has to do with the fact that June is Pride Month, but I think it also has to do with the national protests calling for racial justice.  Read More >

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