Mindful Breathing

Every Mindful Storytelling session starts with the breath. I use these moments throughout the class. Instead of classroom management I use Mindful Management. By creating mindful moments, or breath breaks, throughout the session two things happen; These mindful moments allow the students and I to experience a moment of calm, quiet and connection. The increase of oxygen … Continue reading Mindful Breathing

Beautiful Children’s Books About Boxes

I love boxes. Yesterday, we went shoe shopping. When my daughter decided to where her shoes out of the store the shop assistant said. “I guess you don’t need the box.” “Yes we do! There are so many things you can do with a good shoe box. Doll cradles, pony stables, houses, dioramas, aquariums, the … Continue reading Beautiful Children’s Books About Boxes

The Compassionate Path to Addressing Student Behavior

I know there are schools out there doing everything on this list and more! Here is hoping that more jump on this beautifully compassionate path to promoting behaviors that lead to increased happiness and well being of students, staff and families.  Calm Down and Connection Strategies All students learn strategies that help them to calm … Continue reading The Compassionate Path to Addressing Student Behavior