Brain – Mind/Matter

Brain – Mind/Matter

I loved this visual from Beacon House so much that I drew it in my journal as a reminder. A visual of the way in which a young person’s brain develops. They cannot reach their higher order functioning for awhile. 1. The first part that develops is the brain stem...
Kindness Counts tool to catch them being kind

Kindness Counts tool to catch them being kind

My Loves. Kindness. Choose kindness. Be kindness. Promote kindness. Embrace kindness. Nurture kindness. Being kind is not the same thing as “being nice”. It’s about being respectful – even in disagreement. It’s about being a team. Working together....
Intentional Back to School

Intentional Back to School

I am getting some things prepped for the school year and the return of children. I have been giving a LOT of thought lately to intentions. Speaking the things we want in life. In the universe. In our micro environments. In our relationships. During our set the week...
Difficult behaviors are often symptoms not defiance

Difficult behaviors are often symptoms not defiance

The kids had a long day at camp today. Being “on” for 6+ hours, socializing, reigning in big energy, focusing, frustrated, auditory stimulation, sensory overload —— meant that when they got home their energy spiked. It was like they couldn’t contain themselves. It...