The holidays are right around the corner and subscription boxes make a great gift for kids. Who doesn’t love getting a treat in the mail every month? With so many great choices out there for kids, choosing the right subscription box for your kid is not an easy thing to do. Here are some tips […]
The Hugging Tree is the story of a little tree that ends up on a cliff and must grow there. He finds comfort in the sea and the moon, support from the crow, and connection and warmth from the people sitting in his shade. The Hugging Tree is a beautiful story that aims to teach children about hope […]
We are so honored that Kelly DiPucchio, award-winning author of several children’s books, including New York Times bestseller, GRACE FOR PRESIDENT, and THE SANDWICH SWAP, took the time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for us about raising confident kids that are not afraid to stand up for others. 1. Why is role […]
Watching the latest Star Wars movie with my kids this weekend, I realized that Luke has the makings for a badass Buddhist. And training to be a Jedi is pretty much a practice in mindfulness. These references were always there with Yoda, but now that Luke Skywalker has honed his skills from within it has […]
The holiday season is full of excitement for children. Think late nights, lots of treats and a lack of routine. Sounds great, right! Only problem (as we all know) is that it can also be very overwhelming. Without techniques to help them cope with change, emotions can run wild. Reminding kids to slow down and […]
Most people will probably agree that December is a magical time of the year. It is full of family, fun and heart-warming traditions. Unfortunately, in my house, it is also the time of year when my kids start making long lists of things they want (so much for being thankful for what we have). Furthermore, […]
As a mom, I want my children to embrace challenges and not give up when things get hard. A growth mindset can help.