Tag: covidparenting

Dramatizing the Drama

Transforming the Big Feelings of Now into Big Lessons for the Future Frowning faces, furrowed brows, and grumpy expressions describes our family’s morning meeting on Monday (and Tuesday, if I’m being honest) as we launched into yet another week of homeschooling. Tired of the pressures of schooling during a pandemic, we are needing to rally …

Today’s Mindful Monday Recording

We had a rich dialogue today thanks to Mike Wilson, Outreach Coordinator for Harris County Department of Education in Houston, Texas and Podcaster for the show, “Making After School Cool.” Mike shares some highly relevant and relatable stories of parenting two teen girls during a pandemic. Jennifer offers a mindfulness activity connected to a Native …

JOCO Community Radio Show – Johnson County, Texas

From REACH Across Johnson County, I was delighted to join Shari Phillips and Jennifer Heggland who are working hard to promote the social and emotional health and well-being of families in their community. I presented a two-day in-person workshop with a large group of prevention professionals last year with them in Waxahachie, Texas and learned …

Social and Emotional Learning Around the Clock

How We Can Use Research-based Strategies at Home… “I’m excited to share music from Pakistan and Iran with you today and learn about the instrumentation used,” said Teacher Jason (a.k.a. “Dad”). Today, as we do each morning, we began the day outside in our backyard with coffee, juice, and a go-around of what we are …

Understanding Pre-Teens

And How Best to Support their Social and Emotional Development “I had a dream that I told the girl I have a crush on that I liked her and seconds later, I watched as the whole world exploded,” my ten-almost-eleven-year-old told me as he was getting ready for bed last night. This morning, I noticed …

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