Kids

With all of life’s busyness, it can be hard for mothers and daughters to slow down and spend time with each other. Our girls are growing up so fast, and just when we think we know who they are, they change and mature some more.

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Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and...

Schools worldwide are turning to mindfulness and social and emotional learning as antidotes to rising stress, emotional dysregulation, and attention deficit. Research shows that students and teachers in school systems that have adopted...

Support, connect, and help lighten hearts—these are the simple goals of Camp Lightheart, an overnight children’s camp for those who have a mom with breast cancer or who have lost their mothers to breast cancer. 

Camp Lightheart was...

Educator Linda Lantieri argues that teaching kids mindfulness and social and emotional learning practices could someday result in doing away with standardized testing in schools. But to get there, she warns, we need to understand that these...

Daniel Rechtschaffen, a therapist and pioneer in bringing mindfulness into schools, describes how mindfulness practices can help kids (and anyone) on two levels—it can create both simple behavioral changes and more substantial paradigm shifts....

Omega: Can the Tools help you get your tween or teen to do something, like clean up their room or do their homework?

Barry: Adolescence is where the rubber meets the road. Adolescents are devoted...

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