**Spend some time everyday in green spaces. Research shows 20 minutes in nature can lower stress hormones! Get the whole family outside with a walk, hike or bike ride. **Practicing Mindfulness for 2 weeks can rewire the way your brain reacts to stress. Studies have found that after doing mindfulness exercises like meditation and deep … More Rewire Your Brain – and Your Child’s!
Parenting Skills Program to Reverse High Stress Parenting (Parents of 4-8 year olds) It’s easy for parents to feel overwhelmed, especially in today’s world. This program shares stress and anger management strategies and how to become proficient Active Listeners and Conflict Resolution Practitioners essential in our busy home lives today. More About Eileen’s Parenting Skills Program INTRODUCTORY GROUP: Wednesday, … More Parenting Skills Program to Reverse High Stress Parenting (Parents of 4-8 year olds)
A few previous careers ago included teaching school pre-K-8, and I understand how the onset of August brings a combination of positive anticipation for the upcoming semester as well as disbelief that the summer is almost gone! Sometimes thoughts about what to do differently and about goals for the children and myself came through the August … More Teachers: Gearing up?
“Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right. -Bob Marley Growing up and beyond I became disillusioned with this statement, hearing it often from Mom. I heard “everything will be alright” when it wasn’t going that way at all and looked like no chance of improving. Later, as a young … More Everything will be alright…