Brave Self Care

Bold and Brave Acts of Self Care Asking for connection Asking for support Turning inward Taking a bath Sleep Practicing Gratitude Exercise Getting Out in Nature RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Opening Myself Up to Accept the Love and Kindness of Others This week has...

Play as a means to learning

This young person is obsessed with @officialbeyblade ! He takes them with him everywhere and finds completely random people to engage in bey battle with. I LOVE that this has helped initiate new friendships, conversation, friendly competition, play, and learning about...
First I must love myself – setting boundaries

First I must love myself – setting boundaries

Hey Loves. I wanted to talk to you a bit about boundaries. See, for a long time I used to push past my own “no” and allow myself to get bullied into doing things I didn’t want to do – or things that weren’t actually in my best interest. I wanted to please people...
Invitations to PLAY

Invitations to PLAY

What are you doing this summer to incorporate a bit of magic into your weekly rhythm? I’m creating some invitations to play for my family. There is something extra special about being “invited” to join in. A connective quality. Knowing someone values you and your time...
Mindfulness Awareness Scavenger Hunt

Mindfulness Awareness Scavenger Hunt

My kiddos were needing to get their collaboration on today. It’s been a lot of inside time the past 48 hours due to the rain. Thats fun and all – except when it’s not. Young people don’t always know when they need personal space. They get annoyed and mad and...
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....