A Month of Mindful Moments

Photo by Amy Treasure on Unsplash Mindful March This March I will be celebrating my 4th year of Mindful Storytelling. To mark this special milestone, I will be running a program throughout the month, designed to support teachers, educators, parents and carers to experience the benefits of mindfulness. It is said that it takes 21 days for new … Continue reading A Month of Mindful Moments

Reinventing Our Favourite Children’s Books

This article originally went to print in Westside Mama Mag. Lots of great tips to help you bring books to life with kids. Reinventing Our Favourite Children's Books Here in Australia there are no shortage of magnificent children’s books. In celebration of Book Week, which is August 18th to the 25th, and the Premier’s Reading … Continue reading Reinventing Our Favourite Children’s Books

Mindful Storytelling for Primary and Early Learners

Mindful Storytelling has two programs to choose from- The foundation and Creative Thinkers of Tomorrow. 1. The Foundation: Social and Emotional Learning through Collaborative Storytelling Kinder – Year 6 One session per week for 6-10 weeks. Intensives also available. Includes one session for parents and carers, and one session for educators. * Reflects current and best … Continue reading Mindful Storytelling for Primary and Early Learners

The Tricky Transition to School

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash Is your child having trouble settling in at school?? School can be a big transition for some children and their parents. It was around this time last year that Leeloo started having problems at school. My confident child, who used to get annoyed with me if I stuck around too long in … Continue reading The Tricky Transition to School

Creative Mindfulness

Do you feel like you have ideas but aren’t sure how to put them down on paper, into print or into action? Perhaps you are feeling like the life you are living no longer fits and are searching for what is next. Creative Mindfulness may be the class for you. Any project is made up … Continue reading Creative Mindfulness

Practicing Gratitude with Children

Photo by Ksenia Makagonova on Unsplash Yesterday a young boy from down the street came for a visit. It was his first time here and it couldn't have been more beautifully eye opening. As he ran from the tree house, to the trampoline, to the chickens, to the tire swing he kept saying “This is amazing!! You have … Continue reading Practicing Gratitude with Children

The Countdown to…

I am ashamed to admit that I am guilty of… telling my children that Santa is watching and making a list… For years we didn’t even talk about that guy. My children have never had a picture with Santa Clause or any other bearded men besides their father or grandfather. They didn’t even know his … Continue reading The Countdown to…