Meditation For Your Teen

Meditation For Your Teen

Teens...can they meditate while waiting for the bus or dribbling a basketball? Yes!

In this video, Dr. Dzung Vo talks about strategies to help your teen meditate. He offer suggestions of “informal mindfulness” that includes being mindful while playing sports or while waiting for the bus. Its an interesting spin on the traditional seated and eyes closed meditation that teens will likely deem “uncool”.

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A Symptom Checker?

A Symptom Checker?

I have a great respect for The Child Mind Institute and recently they’ve created a “symptom checker”. While this is not s substitute for a visit to a medical professional’s office, possibly it can put you in a better direction. “The Symptom Checker analyzes your answers to give you a list of psychiatric or learning disorders that are associated with those symptoms. “

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New Parenting Advice..."Don’t pole-vault over mouse turds"

New Parenting Advice..."Don’t pole-vault over mouse turds"

“Practice keeping your life simple and uncomplicated. Model this behaviour for those you feel obliged to lead. Don’t “pole-vault over mouse turds”—dispose of those rodent droppings with a simple tissue and dump them into the garbage! Keep it simple. “

How do you keep your life simple and how do you support your children to do the same?

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The Evolution of International Mindedness

The Evolution of International Mindedness

“International Mindedness”…if I had to choose the shortest phrase possible to describe my own passions and goals for Childcor, it would be summed up into those 2 words. Having worked in international schools since 2011, this article resonates deeply with me. I hope it will for you too!

Teachers, how do you implement international mindedness in your classrooms?

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