Leaders Can Thrive at Work and Home

Leaders Can Thrive at Work and Home

by Kerry Wekelo Do you bring your work stress home? The American Institute of Stress states that 80% of workers feel stress on the job. Many are bringing that same stress home to their families, not realizing that children can sense when their parents are stressed....
ABCs of Decreasing Stress

ABCs of Decreasing Stress

By Lori Lite Reducing stress can be as easy as ABC for you and your family. This ABC list makes it fun for children to pick a letter, read, and implement a tip that will reduce stress for the day. When children step through the academic door to learning they also open...
Emotional Intelligence Activity

Emotional Intelligence Activity

THE “FEELING FAMILY” BALLOON SACKS Happy, sad, angry, frustrated, excited, and even stressed.  Emotional intelligence is a vital skill in a child’s development. Understanding feelings and motivators are an integral part of daily life and a more highly tuned emotional...
Making Math Fun 

Making Math Fun 

Does the mention of math cause you and your children to cringe? Today’s parents, teachers, and psychologists know that making math fun reduces stress and enhances the learning experience. Students all over America are struggling with math and science. In a recent...
How to Improve Your Breathing

How to Improve Your Breathing

from the BreathGuru Most of us take our breathing for granted, but with a little attention and practice, our breath can revitalize us and restore our peace of mind. Finding the hidden tensions in our bodies and releasing them, facilitates good breathing; and when a...
Stress In Military Families

Stress In Military Families

Supporting the emotional well-being of our troops and addressing and creating solutions for stress in military families is paramount. Children in military families are exposed to stress levels that could be considered toxic according to The American Academy of...
Get Kids to Exercise

Get Kids to Exercise

By Sandy “Spin” Slade Get kids to exercise and turn fitness into a fun family affair! National Physical Fitness and Sports month is the perfect inspiration to celebrate fitness and get your family moving. You can peak your child’s interest by involving the entire...
Fertility and Stress

Fertility and Stress

You and your partner have embarked on a life-changing journey. You have been trying to start a family and are facing the unknowns associated with conceiving. You wonder about your fertility and the impact stress has on becoming pregnant. Fear of the unknown and lack...
Kids and Power

Kids and Power

Note to Readers: Parenting kids and power go hand in hand. The power struggle becomes evident at the age of 2 when your toddler begins to try exert their own power over you and the world around them. It is never too soon to reflect on how and what you are teaching...
Summer Fun Teaching Children Patience

Summer Fun Teaching Children Patience

by Lori Lite, Founder/author of Stress Free Kids Did you ever wish your children had more patience? Do you remember the days when you yourself had more patience? Summer fun can be a valuable lesson for teaching children patience. When your and your children are...
Creating Creative Kids

Creating Creative Kids

Note to Reader: When we have creative kids we tend to smile a lot! Creativity is a joyful dance in the energy of solution. Creativity can be used to solve problems or create a new visualization for relaxation. It is a brain activity that we can all access and...