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The Peacock Breath

Peacock breath helps kids to slow down their breathing and return to calm and center.  I use peacock feathers as a visual aid while teaching this deep breath.  You can order peacock feathers very inexpensively off of amazon, (simply click … Continue reading

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How To Train Your Child’s Anger Dragon

Knowing how to support your child with his anger can be challenging at times. Even as adults it’s hard to tame our anger dragons.  Helping our kids learn how to deal with anger to transform it into healthy expression and … Continue reading

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This Being is Light–Seeing the Light in Your Child, Feeling The Light Within You

Sometimes while I am reading a book, it inspires my parenting and work with children.  This Life is Joy by Dr. Roger Teel did just that.  Released last week and found on amazon, (http://www.amazon.com/This-Life-Joy-Discovering-Powerfully/dp/0399165878/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1412443508&sr=8-1&keywords=This+life+is+joy), this book awakened in me the remembrance … Continue reading

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Balloon Breath With Magic Expanding Ball

It’s back to school time!  Often with back to school there can be increased anxiety.  Time to help your child fill her backpack with relaxation techniques!  It’s important to find ones that he likes and enjoys practicing. Here is another … Continue reading

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Glitter Jar

  I love the glitter jar!  The school counselor, Michele Bourgeois, LCSW, at my school uses this in her groups.  She also created the gorgeous example in the picture!!!  Use this jar to begin relaxation practice.  It is a wonderful … Continue reading

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New Kids’ Relaxation Ebook Available on Amazon

Take time out for a little R&R and a calming break with your child. This book is not only for the children in your life, it is also for you! Deep Breathing for Kids is a collection of many of … Continue reading

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Children’s Intuition and Relaxation: The Direct Correlation

Children’s intuition and relaxation are directly correlated.  When one is increased, the other is also increased.  When we are relaxed and calm and feeling good, our intuition is naturally at it’s best.  We are able to connect to our inner … Continue reading

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Children’s Intuition and Relaxation: Direct Correlation

Children’s intuition and relaxation are directly correlated.  When one is increased, the other is also increased.  When we are relaxed and calm and feeling good, our intuition is naturally at it’s best.  We are able to connect to our inner … Continue reading

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Deep Sensory + Yoga = Calm Student

Want a quick way to help your special needs students achieve a more calm, relaxed, focused state?  I have been using this routine in my school to provide a sensory break for students with high functioning autism. The routine consists … Continue reading

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Sleep Talk: Book Review

The book Sleep Talk provides fast, effective techniques for helping your child deal with challenging situations or transitions. This program can be used for all sorts of issues, from behavioral problems to social interactions to physical challenges and health. What … Continue reading

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