Calm in the Storm

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When things going on in the world around us are uncertain and out of our control, it is very easy to find ourselves in worry, fear and anxiety. We are human beings with a full range of emotions so that just means we are normal. I’ve been…

Just Breathe

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One of the quickest and easiest ways to calm a racing mind or a beating heart is through breath. When we calm or slow down our breath, we calm our adrenaline. We can’t be anxious and calm at the same time. I’d like to offer a few breathing…

My End of the School Year Interview

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The end of the school year is a great time to look back and reflect. It’s also fun to look forward and think of all the fun things that we want to do during the summer. I invite you to take some time to interview your children about this…

Conscious Parenting

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Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels I first heard of the term conscious parenting when I heard Dr. Shafli speak at Lewis Howes’ Summit of Greatness a few years ago. Ever since, I have been fascinated with the concept and have loved learning…

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" This quote is from the international-renown physicist--Albert Einstein, who wasn’t able to talk until the age of three, suffered from dyslexia and autism, was labeled mentally…

Growth Mindset Parenting Tip: Controlling Reactions

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I want to share with you my favorite equation…   E + R = O   Event + Response = Outcome   I think that this is such an important concept for us to understand, implement in our lives, and then teach our children.   I’ve…

Be Ready to Learn With a Positive Attitude

Be Ready to Learn With a Positive Attitude How we feel toward learning can be a lot more important than what we are actually learning about.  When we choose to have a positive attitude our minds open up and learning becomes easier.  A positive…

Define your "WHY"

Define Your “WHY” We’re a few months into the new school year. We’re already experiencing and adjusting what is working well and  what is not. During these times it is important to remember  your “WHY”.  Why are you doing…

Replenish

Parents, you are incredible. We celebrate you and thank-you for your daily efforts to support the education of your children. Parenting is a 24-7 commitment. The selfless work you do every day matters so much!  What are you doing to take care…

Dream!

“If you want children to continue dreaming to the moon and beyond, then dream with them, both by sharing your fervent dreams, and by diving heart first into their own.” ~ Vince Gowmon When our children are young, they frequently explore…