Parenting

“Help!  My kid doesn’t want to go to school!” – 5 Tips for Battling School Anxiety

“Help!  My kid doesn’t want to go to school!” – 5 Tips for Battling School Anxiety

School is out for the year and children everywhere have taken a collective sigh of relief.  Admittedly, even teachers and principals.  But like winter in Canada, school is just around the corner; possibly the most wonderful time of year for parents and the most dreaded for students.  However, for some students, getting up and going to school may be harder than most. 

Planting the Seeds of Mindfulness

Planting the Seeds of Mindfulness

When the sun is shining, and everything is starting to bloom, we naturally feel more energy. This is a great time to do something wonderful for our children and ourselves. This is the best time to start gardening. This simple activity has vast physical and emotional benefits. Additionally, it is tremendously important for our electronics-dependent children to venture outside and to connect to nature while disconnecting from the constant stream of information.