Creative Ways to Enjoy the Snow

Creative Ways to Enjoy the Snow

Snow is cold. That’s a fact. But it is also fun! Here are some fun and exciting ways to enjoy the fluffy white stuff.

Snowman village

Instead of one jolly snowman, why not build a village? Smaller snow people are easier for smaller children to build and work for a limited amount of snow. Make your snowmen only a few inches tall, create roads and even small houses for them. Read more

yoga for kids

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids

Our children live in a hurry-up world of busy parents, school pressures, incessant lessons, video games, malls, and competitive sports. We usually don’t think of these influences as stressful for our kids, but often they are. The bustling pace of our children’s lives can have a profound effect on their innate joy—and usually not for the better.

I have found that yoga can help counter these pressures. When children learn techniques for self-health, relaxation, and inner fulfillment, they can navigate life’s challenges with a little more ease. Yoga at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical activity that’s noncompetitive. Fostering cooperation and compassion—instead of opposition—is a great gift to give our children. Read more