Yoga Books for Children

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We try to do a yoga exercise at least once a day. We’ve even had a yoga play date that included a mini yoga session for kids. Mindfulness and creating a stillness is something I strive to attain personally. So I hope integrating these exercises into my sons lives early on will solidify this sense […]

Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

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“My hope and wish is that one day, formal education will pay attention to what I call education of the heart. Just as we take for granted the need to acquire proficiency in the basic academic subjects, I am hopeful that a time will come when we can take it for granted that children will […]

Books for Raising Mindful Children

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On our journey to homeschooling we continue to think long and hard about what and how to teach our two boys asking questions like “Who are they?” “How do they learn?” “What do we want for them?” Time and time again we come back to hoping our children are happy and kind. We want them […]

Preschool Homeschool Routine

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Here is a sample of one morning this week (J is 3.25 and Y is 1.75 years old): We started the morning pre-breakfast with Whale coloring and connecting the dots pages. Opening Song: Round and Round by Deborah Stewart This song is lovely and great to get my boys’ bodies moving but also gets their […]

Peace Education for the Home & Classroom {Stillness}

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“Silence predisposes the soul for certain inner experiences. You are not the same after silence as you were before it…It is one of the tragedies of our mechanical age that so many people grow up without discovering the beauty of silence.” – E.M. Standing, 1950s I’m reading this wonderful book called Nurturing the Spirit and […]

DailyBuzz Moms 9×9 :: Earth {A Play Date}

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I am honored to be a part of the DailyBuzz Moms April 9×9 challenge. As you know, Earth Day was last Sunday. I have always appreciated Earth Day but now, with two young children, the significance has newfound meaning. We celebrated with raw enthusiasm this year. As a finale, we hosted a “Celebrate the Earth” […]