I Guess The Beatles We’re Right…A Hug is All You Need (To Cure the First Day of School Blues)

“WAAAAAHHHHhh” Uh oh. You decorated your classroom with family photos. You even got the audio recordings of family members dishing out comfort. But kids are still crying! They still want their moms and dads. What should you do? Just like any lesson, there is no formula for getting kids to learn. But there are strategies. […]

Wipe Those Tears Away! How to Keep Kids Feeling Safe on the First Day of Preschool

It’s the first day of Pre-K. Kids are crying. Parents won’t leave. Everyone is feeling the first-day jitters, including yourself! What do you do? Don’t panic. I’ve got you covered. The first day, and really, the first week, of school will be an adventure every year. You’re getting a feel for the kids. They’re getting […]

Teaching Kids Self-Love through Health, Exercise & Hygiene

“Health is a relationship between you and your body.” If that’s true, then let’s make sure our students become best friends with their bodies. Health, exercise, nutrition, hygiene, habits, meditation — these are stepping stones to healthy and happy lives. They also offer a great opportunity for teaching kids self-love and self-care. Here’s how: Ask the class: “Do […]