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Mindfulness for Kids and Families

Mindfulness can be a pretty big and confusing word, but if you break it down it is fairly simple to understand. According to Mindful.org: Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. […]

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Back to School=Germs?

It has already happened. Three kids were out sick from my kid’s classroom.  I know that means the germs are coming — so it is time to get ready to fight back. School season seems to make the germs stronger. As parents we can sometimes feel that there is no way to combat the germs […]

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Before you speak, THINK: Back to School and Bullying

Many of our kids are back at school this month. This means they are back to the daily grind of making friends, doing math, reading, playing, and in some cases interacting with bullies. Now not everyone deals with bullying head-on. Some kids are being bullied, some kids are witnessing someone being bullied, and some kids […]