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mindful meditation with children is not an oxymoron

Mindful Meditation with Children is Not an Oxymoron

In November 2016, CNN, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, Upworthy, and a smattering of local news outlets reported on the success of an urban school in West Baltimore called Robert W. Coleman Elementary that had been piloting a program replacing detention with meditation practices in specially designated “Mindful Moment” calming rooms. In collaboration with trained adult […]

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keeping my family's emergency medical information at my fingertips

The Best New Year’s Resolution I Kept (as a Mom): Keeping My Family’s Emergency Medical Information at My Fingertips

You’re a mom, and therefore a caregiver. Me too. I have three children. Three adventurous children. Sometimes, adventurous children get hurt. Or need hospitalization. My middle child, my son, is particularly adept at personal injury. One time our health insurance company rejected a claim from a hospital for X-rays because they argued the claim should […]

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New Year, New You, Weight Loss...Garbage

New Year, New You, Weight Loss….Garbage

Here we go. The “New Year, New You” rubbish has begun. I don’t know about you, but I like myself. I’m not perfect, but I’m a pretty cool chick. If you don’t believe me, ask my mom. She’ll tell you. She never lies. Ok, Ok, sooo maybe I would like to IMPROVE some details about me. […]

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