It’s a tradition with many families in the Metro Detroit area – MUD DAY! A day to get muddy from your head to your toes! Wayne County Parks is hosting its 32nd annual MUD DAY… Read More »Mud Day at Nankin Mills Park in Westland
Beacon Elementary in Harper Woods, Michigan is refocusing students’ negative energy through a ‘focus room’ dedicated to helping students prone to outbursts. Staffed around the clock by two adults -“Mr. B” (Behavior Interventionist) and “Miss C”… Read More »Fostering Mindfulness in the Classroom
It is winter once again in Michigan which means parents and caregivers are looking for ways to beat those indoor winter blues. Although it is dark and cold, exploring nature both indoors and out will… Read More »Time for Outdoor Play Even in the Winter Months!
Years ago, I found myself full of anxiety from the demands teaching in a public school kindergarten class brought. I often thought if I come to school with such stress and anxiety, what must my… Read More »Creative Calm Down Strategies for Young Children
As families begin to prepare for children heading back to school, for some this is their child’s first time attending “the big school.” Excitement about new things can also bring anxiousness about the unknown. Ask… Read More »Ready or Not, Kindergarten Here They Come!