The explanation of the “bull dog brain” and “wise owl brain” are such an effective way to talk to children about the different parts of their brain.
Understanding how their brains work and then giving them the tools to be able to calm their minds is a gift for life.
The author integrates her thirty-five years of experience with current research to demonstrate the lifelong benefits of yoga and mindfulness.
The book takes a deep dive into WHY yoga practices have a profound effect on students’ wellness and performance in school.
This is a book that I’ll refer to time and time again throughout my parenting journey. I especially love the fun topics of these relaxation stories: superheroes, unicorns, a moonbeam blanket, a flying carpet ride to India, and a tour of the Earth.
The list of resources at the back of the book is super handy, as well. This beautiful book is packed with eighteen easy-to-read, engaging guided meditations for school-aged children.I also loved the meditation exercises throughout the chapters. I absolutely love Carla’s writing style—her sense of humor and light-hearted approach to mindfulness is captivating and inspiring.Her personal stories of being a mom coupled with her training as a clinical social worker is a powerful combination.The easy-to-read book is packed with practical ideas and real solutions for integrating mindfulness into your family life.I love that the author emphasizes that we must start with our own mindfulness practice before introducing the techniques to our children.Such a fantastic tool that I highly recommend to parents and teachers!This comprehensive academic text is a must-have resource for anyone wanting to introduce yoga in the classroom.Last night, I picked up , and it was absolutely perfect timing.The story describes how a boy gets angry when his grandfather asks him to get ready for dinner (exactly what we have been experiencing at home).I highly recommend jumping into the magical world of the Kindness Elves! They belong in the hands of every teacher everywhere.I love the design of the cards – the pictures of the children are adorable and the cards are easy to carry around and utilize with the children.