When children experience big emotions, the role of a caregiver is to model emotional regulation and provide support without getting sucked into the chaos. Help tired and frustrated caregivers succeed with these free exercises to promote co-regulation and healthy attachment.
Kellie Bailey’s newest children’s book, Some Days I Breathe on Purpose, explores the power of breath to help children handle challenging emotions. Get an exclusive sneak peek with worksheets containing breathing and mindfulness exercises for children.
In celebration of her debut book, The Not-So-Friendly Friend, Christina Furnival shares worksheets that can be used to help children understand, set, and uphold healthy boundaries.
Historic moments in professional sports and an increased spotlight on the mental health of athletes prompt Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S, to answer an essential question: how do we frame this moment as a positive learning experience for our youth?
Kids need multisensory experiences in order to stay focused and engaged, yet research shows us that excessive screen time actually interferes with these processes. Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, SIPT, provides simple exercises that can be used to help children increase their self-regulation.
Lisa Baylis, MEd, understands the struggle of trying to be there for your students while also caring for yourself. But self-care isn’t self-indulgent. It’s a necessary aspect of being the best educator you can be.