May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In the midst of the pandemic, many parents and educators are left wondering how to take care of our own mental health, let alone our children’s. Knowing a bit about how the brain works can help.
Roll Out the Stress: Manage Emotions With Movement
Emotions are felt in our bodies. Rolling is one of the most powerful ways we can quite literally “roll out” the stress from our bodies.
Mindfulness to Help Families Manage Coronavirus Anxiety
When my 8-year-old came to me with a worried look and asked if she was going to get the coronavirus, I answered her truthfully: “I don’t know, but if you or anyone else in our family does, we know how to take care of you.”
A Peaceful Place for a Positive Time-Out
My husband got the book: Peaceful Piggy Meditation as a holiday gift for me and the girls, which is a children's story about the importance of finding some peace and quiet during stressful and...