Tag Archive | kids

3 Calming Breath Practices for Kids

3 Calming Breath Practices for Kids

Life happens.  And for kids that can include scraped knees, sugar rushes, unbridled excitement, and scary situations.  These things happen, sometimes they are weathered well and sometimes things seem to downward spiral, leaving everyone feeling unsettled, and out of sorts. One of the best benefits of yoga for kids (and their parents) are self-regulation and […]

Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Teaching yoga to kids can be so much fun. When kids join you on the yoga mat, it’s easy for them to just plop down and dive into the movement. They curiously watch how you move your body and do their best to mimic the movement in theirs – monkey see, monkey do. You don’t […]

No Blood, No Band-Aid

No Blood, No Band-Aid

This policy has saved our family thousands of dollars in first-aid expense. Okay, maybe not thousands of dollars, but the point is, we usually only use bandages when we really need them. It started out as a motherly pet peeve of just wastefully using up bandages and leaving a trail of wrappers and tabs along […]