How to get First 2-4 Years Right – Dr. Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry Workshop Summary

How to get First 2-4 Years Right – Dr. Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry Workshop Summary

With our thoughts we create the world. This year I attended Dr. Gabor Maté's Compassionate Inquiry workshop online. For those of you who do not know, Dr Maté is world reknown for his revolutionary work on childhood development, parenting, AD(H)D (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) and addiction. He was awarded the Order of Canada, has authored [...]

HOW TO GROW YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN WITH MUSIC

HOW TO GROW YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN WITH MUSIC

WHY IS MUSIC IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CHILD’S DEVELOPING BRAIN? Music helps your child’s brain grow as they learn how to recognize new sounds. Making music is a creative act. Playing music involves multiple senses. Playing music helps with both gross and fine motor skills. Music can be used in therapeutic ways. Playing music encourages independence. [...]

Creative Mindfulness Activities to Stop Tantrums and Improve Sleep

Creative Mindfulness Activities to Stop Tantrums and Improve Sleep

WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? In a nutshell, mindfulness is our ability to be fully present in this moment, in the "now." WHY SHOULD CHILDREN PRACTICE MINDFULNESS? There is a lot of research which shows that mindfulness can help with regulating emotions, focus and decision-making. When your child learns how to recognize and address emotions, there will be [...]