The Littlest Teacher
The Wanna-Be Gardner
My daughter is sitting on the potty, singing her favorite song from the Muppets soundtrack, "I've got everything that I need, right in front of meee...."
It's 11:00 at night and we just got home from the ER. Her cold turned into wheezing and breathing issues,
Crafting for Mindfulness
This early morning, I sit on my back porch, drinking my first cup of coffee. My 7 month old daughter is playing at my feet. I watch hummingbird buzz by, listen to the birds as they chat, and breathe in the fresh morning air. I truly enjoy my backyard.
Arts and crafts are a wonderful way for children of all ages to center themselves. There is much research that shows that crafting can alleviate depression and lessen anxiety.