How to Help Kids Cope and Deal with Stress
When I first set out to write this I started to think about stress from a kid’s perspective. I have two daughters aged 14 and 9 and they encounter stressful situations on a weekly basis. I thought about their unique personalities and developmental stages, but what I realized as I looked at what causes stress [...] Read More
Inclusive Ways to get Everyone Moving at Recess!
Spring has sprung! With the weather getting nicer, it’s time to get the kids outside and make the most of their RECESS time. The reality is, kids spend most of the springtime in school waiting for summer vacation to begin. With the nicer weather they will hopefully be getting outdoors more often and recess will not [...] Read More
Best Practices for Implementing Bursts into the Classroom and Home Environments
You know that feeling when you’ve been sitting for too long and you can’t help but start to fidget and stretch? We’ve all experienced it whether we are stuck in a meeting or lounging on the couch and if we as adults experience it, you better believe it happens to kids in the classroom or [...] Read More
The Importance of Posture for Adults and Children and How to Improve It
It is fascinating to me that the more that we look at improving our health and the quality of our lives, that we often look back the past to find the answers. The Paleo Diet became a phenomenon when it reminded us that our body’s optimum fuel sources didn’t evolve to cheese puffs and marshmallows. [...] Read More