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Back-to-School Routines to Help the Anxious Child

Become a Yoga Teacher for Kids

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about our children going back to school. The thought of a new school year with new teachers, new material to learn, and possibly new friends can be scary for some youngsters. Some children may experience anxiety and apprehension about […]

Fun Breathing Games For Kids

Yoga is one of the best ways to encourage inner peace and mindfulness, and it can be learned at a young age. When performing yoga exercises, children can learn to be less stressed and more creative with there times. Since yoga begins with breathing, there are some fun breathing games for kids that can be […]

Instilling the Value of Volunteering in Children—It’s Never Too Early

Now that summer has arrived, your children may be looking forward to long, lazy days of no school, no books, and no homework. Relaxing and doing nothing sounds like a great way to spend a summer. Right? But after a few days (or a few hours), kids often come to parents and say those dreaded […]

Eyes Like Diamonds: Bringing Joy to Children through Yoga

Jyoti Bajaj, the Radiant Child facilitator and owner of TheYogaKids in Toronto, obviously loves yoga and sharing it with her young students. She is eager to share the many benefits of yoga, including learning about our bodies, breath awareness, increasing our imagination, and helping with self-discipline.

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Recently, however, she had an opportunity to […]

Setting Positive Intentions for You and Your Child

Positive intentions are statements that you make about the type of day you would like to have. For example, “I will have a joy-filled day” or “I will experience peace in my day.” There are many benefits to setting positive intentions. Just a few of them are increased motivation, optimism, and self-esteem. It allows us […]

Fun Family Activities to Increase Physical Fitness

Since May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, it’s a great time to focus on physical activity. We know that physical activity is good for our bodies, and that is especially true for children. A child who is physically active will have stronger muscles, stronger bones, and a healthier heart. Because their bodies are […]

Who Knew All This About Earth Day?

Did you know that the reason Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 every year since
1970 is because Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, wanted to schedule his
“environmental teach-in” around college coeds’ spring breaks, exams and religious holidays?

Mr. Nelson’s scheduling strategy worked: Over 20 million people participated in that very
first Earth Day. By […]

Spring Cleaning Your Mind, Body and Spirit

As spring arrives and life around us begins to awaken anew, it’s a great time to think about our resolutions. Perhaps, you made healthy goals or commitments for yourself and your family back in January. How are you doing with those? How is your family doing? If you can’t answer with an enthusiastic thumb’s up, […]

How My Filthy Garage Helped Me Find Peace

I cleaned my garage yesterday. It’s amazing how such a menial task made me feel so cleansed and new! There’s nothing like committing a couple of hours to spring cleaning, and the garage is a great place to start. Because unlike your house, it actually appears to be a finite space. Of course, your house […]

Loving Your Child with Words and Actions

Positive affirmations are a great way to teach our kids to believe in themselves and to instill self-confidence in their abilities. Short positive statements such as “I am good at math” or “I am a great reader” can really boost a child’s self-esteem. How often, however, do we undermine these positive statements in unintentional, but […]