Author: Connie

Your Personal Growth Mindset

Something life continues to show us is that bumps in the road happen. The ability to be resilient and persevere, allows us to overcome challenges. We grow in strength and confidence. These things are as important to our children’s success

Autism

Five Mindful Activities for Students with Autism

Studies support students on the spectrum benefit from mindfulness activities. In addition, adults participating with children will also improve their own wellbeing. Mindfulness activities can be introduced to our youngest students and are fantastic for inclusive settings. Here are five

Easy Family-Friendly Lettuce Boats

These Lettuce Boats are a healthy and quick meal that will please even your pickiest eaters! Letting each member of your family to create their own is a fun way to allow for choices. Prepare marinade in bowl: ½ C.

Growing an Attitude of Gratitude

With a season of Thankfulness approaching, we might find ourselves more mindful of the things we are grateful for. My mom always had a felt board out on Thanksgiving. We each had a piece of paper and a pencil to

No Bake Protein Bites

Are you rushing out each morning having no time to eat? We want to help make it easy for you to be well. So here is a perfect no bake snack ready to go when you are! Since they are

Self-Reg Activities Through Mindfulness

I remember my elementary school very well. On the west side of the school, there was a large field with space to play and a baseball diamond. I loved the seasons where our school maintenance would mow the grass on

Mindfulness

PAUSE

As teachers and parents, we know the words we use with our children matter. We know benchmarks need to consider preferences, interests, needs and strengths. We are caregivers, spending our days nurturing each child the best we can. However, unless

One Word Share

We all have been there. We ask a question in morning meeting and minutes later, the first child is still sharing their story while everyone else has lost focus or still has their hand up! Let’s look at this in

The Building Block Smoothie

At Budding Yoga, we know parent and teacher self-care is a priority. Stress is contagious, but so is a smile. This healthy smoothie is a nutritious and quick way to take care of yourself and those you love. We call