Kids Understand Lessons in Their Own Way

February 7, 2015 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Living proof I am Grandma Boom, Grandma of a 3 yr. old who has learned to put chewed gum in a trash can….and when that is not available….”Booey, hold your hand out. ” And plop goes the wet sticky gum! Some moments are beyond priceless! Grateful for my grandmahood and

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Playing with Children Keeps us Young!

February 6, 2015 Connecting with Children, Cross Generational Activities 0 Comments

Three year old Miss Claire insisted I had to be a hungry crying baby while she fixed my food. She was not satisfied until I did the real deal…wawawawaaaaaaa….and then I got to eat! Role reversals and creative roles keep the brain stimulated and help relationships that are cross-generational in

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Friends to Lovers Commercial

February 3, 2015 Grandma Boom Time, Publicity 0 Comments

My son sent me this link. Bravo Reality TV started airing this ad with me for their series FRIENDS TO LOVERS that my son stars in weekly on Monday nights. I’ll be in next Monday night’s show. [jwplayer mediaid=”5124″]

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Noodle Drumming to Switch Gears from Tense to Calm

January 28, 2015 Children and Stress 0 Comments

Noodle Drumming! I was a bumble bee buzzing with tense sounds, then took deep breaths and switched gears buzzing calmly. Over 30 daycare children joined in. Noodle drumming…egg noodles on mother drum move just slightly when we are calm drummers but jump high in the air when we switch gears

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My Son In US Weekly!

January 13, 2015 Parents 0 Comments

US WEEKLY chose my son, Darion Lowenstein, and his friend, Charley, to be highlighted for the new reality show they are in. It is very interesting to watch my son in the previews and see him on television.

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Importance of Teaching Kindness to Children Impacts Heart Health

January 6, 2015 Child Wellness 0 Comments

KINDNESS research: Kindness elevates levels of the brain’s natural versions of morphine and heroin, called endogenous opioids, causing elevated levels of dopamine, creating a natural high called “Helper’s High.” Healthier hearts have emotional warmth producing the hormone, oxytocin in brain and throughout the body, stimulating cardiovascular system, lowering blood pressure.

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Heartfelt Thank You

November 18, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

The “Thank You” Fairy shared a story, drummed and sang with the daycare children, did artwork, and showed them with a heart slinky how to connect from one heart to another heart when FEELING gratitude and not just saying the words, “thank you.” Research indicates gratitude strengthens the immune system,

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Deep Breathing

October 20, 2014 Early Prevention 0 Comments

Research shows deep breathing brings in 6 to 7 pints of oxygen for fuel in the mind and body. Short breaths bring in 1 to 2 pints of oxygen for fuel. Teaching children to blow big bubbles helps them to take in more oxygen and calm themselves in a fun

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