Tag: Self awareness

Embracing the Mystery

Acceptance In Uncertain Times “Excitement gets caught like a lump in my throat and won’t pass through,” said my husband the other day and I was reminded of the reflection my son offered this summer… “I don’t get excited about plans because I know they probably won’t work out.” I’ve been wondering about why after …

Changing the Conversation – Student, Parent, Teacher Pandemic Learning Gains

Let’s Examine What Specifically Children and Teens Learned in this Past Year

Five Reasons Why You Might Encourage Your Child To Journal

By Guest Author Alexandra Eidens, Founder, Big Life Journal Those who journal are in good company. Some of history’s greatest visionaries, including Ben Franklin, Winston Churchill, and Marie Curie, kept journals. But aside from famous company, there are other important reasons for journaling. Studies show that keeping a journal reduces stress, improves focus and boosts mood. …

Weeding, Seeding, Reading and Healing

A Mother and Son’s Summertime Book Experience

Understanding the Social and Emotional Development of Tween-Agers

A Deeper Understanding of this Unique Time Can Help Us as Caregivers Support Our Growing Kids

First Aid with Emotional Intelligence

How Can We Deal with the Bumps, Scrapes and Bruises of Summertime in Ways that Support Ourselves and Our Children?

Reexamining Our Love Language

How do you express love with your children and family members?

Winter Solstice, The Great Conjunction, and Making Meaning as a Family

So the shortest day came, and the year died,And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white worldCame people singing, dancing,To drive the dark away.They lighted candles in the winter trees;They hung their homes with evergreen;They burned beseeching fires all night longTo keep the year alive,And when the new year’s sunshine blazed awakeThey shouted, reveling.Through all …

In Youth Connections Magazine… “Children’s Growing Identity; Cultivating Self-Awareness to Inspire Confidence”

Check out the latest feature article in Youth Connections Magazine published nationally. This one focuses on children’s developing sense of who they are, what they think, and how they feel. It helps parents understand at various ages and stages how children are growing in their self-perception and how parents can promote confidence by cultivating their …

The Birth Stories of Two Parents

Our lives are forever changed by the birth of a baby. That event or more accurately, process also signifies the birth of a parent. For every new parent, it’s a completely unique experience. But commonly, that birth can also bring us to the brink of death — whether physical, emotional or both — and can …

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