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Using Soothing Music To Calm Your Upset Child

Music - there is no doubt it has the ability to change and influence our emotions. Just think about one of your favorite songs and how it makes you feel when you hear it. Maybe it makes you feel sad or nostalgic. Or maybe it makes you feel happy…
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How can I get my child to focus and concentrate on school and homework? (Part I)

Teachers and parents often struggle with getting kids (of all ages) to focus and concentrate. The ability to concentrate on less-than-exciting tasks is a critical skill for kids to build. They not only need to build this skill for school, but…
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Preventing Tantrums: Instilling Daily Calm is Key 

The mind, hard to control, Flighty—alighting where it wishes— One does well to tame. The disciplined mind brings happiness. ~Buddha   We’ve all been there...you tell your child she cannot have that candy bar at the…
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How to Help Your Child Set Goals

In his timeless book Think and Grow Rich (one of the best-selling books of all time), Napoleon Hill revealed that EVERY single successful person had two “common denominators” for success: they set a specific goal and created a plan for achieving…
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Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Kids for Mindfulness & Personal Growth

Top 5 Gifts for Kids (that foster their personal growth!) At this time of year we tend to run around buying our kids everything on their holiday list. Sure, it’s great to see their little faces light up when they open a Barbie Dream House…
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Does your Child Struggle with ADHD? Mindfulness, Yoga and Deep Breathing May Hold the Key

ADHD (attention hyperactivity disorder) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children. According to The American Psychiatric Association (APA), roughly 8.4 percent of children have ADHD. Children with ADHD often have a hard time…