We have had a challenging few weeks and realized we needed to "press the pause button" and take a few days off. This can be a stressful time of the year for everyone, so we thought it would be wise to revisit this lesson from last year. If you did not get to watch the last week of lessons "When ... Read More about Week 13 Lesson – Press The Pause Button
BLOG: WHEN THINGS DON’T GO MY WAY Our kids experience hard things every day. Plans change, disagreements occur, and mistakes happen. Challenges may be unavoidable, but how they respond to those tough situations can make a big difference. Resilience has an impact on how well kids ... Read More about Week 12 Lesson – When Things Don’t Go My Way
Bonus Week: Practicing Gratitude Teaching our children to show gratitude has benefits for both the recipient as well as the one expressing it. We all like to feel appreciated, but when we appreciate others it improves our own sense of well-being too. Studies have looked at the effects of ... Read More about Bonus Lesson – Practicing Gratitude
Did you ever notice that your feelings run high at certain times? Is it hard to focus on work at the end of a long day? Do you find yourself feeling irritable in the late afternoon when your sugar level has dropped? Perhaps you need an hour to fully wake up in the morning before you want to talk to ... Read More about Week 11 Lesson – What Made Me Feel That Way?
JUST THINK IF EVERYONE DID THAT Waiting for your turn.Cleaning up after yourself.Making space for someone else to sit down.Using an appropriate voice level when others are working. These are simple ways to be mindful of others. Young children learn big concepts like being considerate in ... Read More about Week 10 Lesson – Just Think If Everyone Did That?