Hatch Soup V: Superkid Power

February 12, 2016 Children, Publicity, Radio/Television Interviews 0 Comments

Hatch Soup V is a community dinner and a pitchfest powered by the nonprofit, Hatch Innovation. Attend the event on Sunday, February 21 to watch these innovators pitch their projects, and vote for your favorite. One hundred percent of your ticket revenue goes to funding the winning project. Support social

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Getting MAD Feelings Out Healthily With Preschoolers

January 27, 2016 Children and Stress, Early Prevention 0 Comments

How do we begin preventing massacres? I am doing my two cents worth and have for 40 years! Another session today….Teaching 30 preschoolers healthy ways to get MAD feelings out: Artwork marking X where mad/anger starts in the body and where it feels good with a star when we release

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A MIRACLE in Grandma Boom Land

November 23, 2015 Children, Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

A MIRACLE has manifested that I am tearfully grateful for. A funder came forth and has given a grant to Medford’s Family Nurturing Center (relief nursery) to purchase 800 (yes, that is eight hundred) books I have authored to help children and families with self-help skills. Two hundred families will

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Scrunching Anger Out of the Body Good for All Ages

September 30, 2015 Awesome Aging, Early Prevention 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings Little hands wrenched the play dough in the daycare group I teach stress skills to. It is one of the techniques I also use with teens and adults. This hands-on experience begins releasing built up tension/stress/anger/frustration and helps one to SEE and feel in

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Teaching Children Heart Connection with the Earth

September 21, 2015 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Grandma Boom’s part Native American heritage was called upon today. Unity, eclectic and non denominational, invited me to teach the children today about a Native American (I am part Cherokee) chant with my drums that creates union with our hearts and the hearts of the Earth Mother, joining together as

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Grandma Boom’s Noodle Drumming

July 10, 2015 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Teaching preschoolers experientially about cooperation. Each person places noodles on drum, waits for signal. Soft drumming together barely moves noodles. Signal intense drumming. Everyone pounds. Noodles fly everywhere off the drum. Laughter, fun, learning that sticks! Cooperation is the foundation for peace. Grandma Boom’s 3D learning!

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Summer Fairy Teaching About Inner World Resources

June 19, 2015 Child Wellness 0 Comments

90 degree weather, Summer Fairy teaching Healthy Families organization clients – young parents and young children – inner world awareness (mind/body/emotions/breathing) skills to manage stress. Using my speciality: 3D learning with visual aids that relate to their inner world/mind/body/emotions/breathing. Rainbow glasses – seeing rainbows in the sunlit trees and breathing

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