Connections from the Past having Impact Today

September 3, 2014 Early Prevention 0 Comments

Smelling crayons always takes me back to kindergarten and Sister Proxeda telling the whole class to take out crayons to color. It smelled like crayon soup. Many past connections live with us today. We can choose to keep them or discard them by reprogramming where we want to file them

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Bully to Superkid Power with Self-Help Skills

September 1, 2014 Bullying 0 Comments

The bully leader was in third grade. He was a smart guy but had a need to push others around and be the head honcho. He happened to have friends who enjoyed group bullying others. The week I taught the concept of how to say “NO” to negative peer pressure

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Grandma Boom Makes Magic for Grandkids

July 31, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Magic and wonder are part of lighting up life. Hanging crystals in windows that get direct sunlight, rainbows dance all over my house. My grandson was able to hold a rainbow in his hand. THAT was the cat’s meow in terms of personal wonder and magic! Creating this kind of

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Curiosity Did Not Kill the Cat

June 12, 2014 Early Prevention 0 Comments

Curiosity did not kill the cat. Curiosity killed the bean bag. What’s a person to do with a mess like this from a five year old? First things first. Breathe deeply, calm yourself, and ask the question in a communicative tone without condemnation: “Can you tell me why you took

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Jealousy: Helping Children with a Story about Ladybugs

April 8, 2014 Superkid Power 0 Comments

Jealousy. Human Emotion. Two little ladybugs competing in a dance contest and one of them is so jealous that she loses the contest due to her jealous thoughts. Just one darling story with skill messages in SUPERKID SAVES THE DAY by Janai Lowenstein on Amazon in kindle or paperback. AVAILABLE

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