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...
Invitation to Play – Art

Invitation to Play – Art

#thewayweplay can be art. #artplay setting up a simple #invitation to play. A paper, covered table, some watercolor paints 🎨, water 💦, and brushes – #momplaystoo which I believe is an important part of nurturing connection. Sometimes, engaging in your own play...

Play gives us space to practice new life skills

A willingness to dive in. Brainstorm. Brain dump. Not knowing where it will take you – but embracing the process fully. It’s so interesting to me. The inner dialogue when I first sat down. Something like “ugh, I have no idea what to create. Everything I create...