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One-Minute Relaxer: Icicle/Puddle Game

One minute relaxers are relaxation techniques that can be completed in one minute or less. During busy times it is even more important than usual that relaxation techniques be easy to implement, quick to complete, and engaging for kids.   It’s … Continue reading

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Frosty’s Happy Paintbrush

This is a quick guided imagery activity you can read to your child to help her engage her imagination in helping her relax.                     Frosty’s Happy Paintbrush Find a comfortable position.  … Continue reading

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Brain Train

Helping kids with executive functioning challenges can take one part instruction, one part practice, one part mindfulness and  one part patience.  For the instruction part, I have created fun visual aids to support kids with their learning and understanding of … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude and Relaxation

Having an attitude of gratitude can support a state of relaxation.  When we feel grateful, a state of wellbeing and ease, we feel relaxed, centered, at peace and in love with the world around us.  We can help our kids … Continue reading

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Help Kids Practice Mindfulness and Relaxation With These Apps!

Need some ideas for apps to help your kids relax while you’re on the go?  These apps are super wonderful for helping kids calm, enter the present moment attention, and self-regulate.  They are fun and engaging and are the perfect … Continue reading

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Relaxing With Otters

Relaxing With Otters As I was walking down the hallway in my school today, I encountered the MOST precious sight.  The kindergarten class had just finished art and was parading their otter artwork back to class.  Apparently they had watched … Continue reading

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Labyrinth: A Journey into Relaxation

Walking the Path This past summer I had the opportunity to visit the Chartres Cathedral labyrinth to walk it for the third time. Giant in size, it is a walk of heart. In fact, the first time I set foot … Continue reading

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Relaxing with the Trees

In the corner of the world where I am, it’s that time of year when the trees explode into brilliant fall colors.  I LOVE to walk beneath their beautiful branches and look up into that world of wonder.  The energy … Continue reading

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Forest of Calm

It’s back to school time and the perfect time to practice relaxation techniques with your kids!  Recently, the first graders and I created a “Forest of Calm” through the Vrksasana yoga pose, or “tree pose.” All of the kids gathered … Continue reading

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Parenting for a Peaceful Home

I am excited to share with you an exciting online parenting event!   This event brings together 20+ authors, teachers, healers, therapists, and parenting specialists (including me!) in holistic health, wealth consciousness, peaceful parenting techniques, creating healthy work/life balance, practical … Continue reading

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