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2024
February: Nurturing Yourself

February: Nurturing Yourself
As we step into February, a month traditionally associated with love, let’s turn our focus inward to explore self-love and acceptance.
January: Building Healthy Habits

January: Building Healthy Habits
Happy New Year! Whether you’re still going strong, already left your resolution behind, or set goals throughout the year, we have some tips for starting the year well.
2023
December: The Grinch

December: The Grinch
Let us be inspired by a story we all know: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The Whos showed the Grinch that the true magic of the holidays is about being thankful for what we already have.
November: Grace

November: Grace
Grace can play an important role in our lives as parents and caregivers and in how we educate our children. Let’s practice showing ourselves and our children grace this holiday season!
October: Good Vibes During Anxious Times

October: Good Vibes During Anxious Times
It is important to keep in mind the influence of maintaining a positive environment throughout these stressful moments. In our homes, we have the ability to create and maintain good vibes.
September: A School Community

September: A School Community
Parents and caregivers are an important part of the school community! So, let’s come together with our school community this year to create the best possible learning environment.
August: Summer Wind Down

August: Summer Wind Down
Spending quality time together before the summer is over helps everyone get ready for the back-to-school routine.
July: Beat the “Summer Slide”

July: Beat the “Summer Slide”
There are also ways to keep your child learning while school is out. It is important to make sure your child continues learning over the summer months to avoid the “summer slide”.
June: Fatherhood Matters

June: Fatherhood Matters
Fatherhood provides an opportunity to help shape the hearts and minds of children. Father figures nurture the best in their children and can make them feel loved and accepted for who they are.
May: Taking Care of Our Inner Garden

May: Taking Care of Our Inner Garden
For a garden to bloom it takes work, time, and effort. Gardening your mind can help you grow a beautiful inner garden of strength, peace of mind, and grace.
April: Emotional Weather Forecast

April: Emotional Weather Forecast
Each morning, we check the forecast to prepare for the day ahead. But, how do we prepare for the emotional weather that occurs within each of us, the kind that we cannot predict?
March: Build a family history of resilience

March: Build a family history of resilience
Take a moment to reflect on the stories of women that have inspired you to walk with courage in ways you never imagined. Each footprint symbolizes a step toward progress.
February: Spread the LOVE!

February: Spread the LOVE!
With Valentine's Day approaching, let’s spread the LOVE with random acts of kindness. Let us inspire everyone in our lives with extra warmth and kindness from our hearts.
January: TA-DA LIST!

January: TA-DA LIST!
With the start of a new year, we strive to build healthy habits. A TA-DA! list can be a source of inspiration, enabling us to celebrate every step that moves us closer to achieving our goals.
2022
December: ‘Tis the season to be jolly

December: ‘Tis the season to be jolly
When we feel overwhelmed it is ok to slow down and say “no” to new commitments. This can help us to stay present and find some peace and joy this season.
November: Add Some Gratitude

November: Add Some Gratitude
Too often, as parents, educators, and caregivers, we forget to feel appreciation for ourselves. Practicing self-gratitude is about showing yourself kindness and appreciation!
October: Group Mantras

October: Group Mantras
One way to encourage positivity in the lives of our children is to create a group mantra. The mantras and values that you share with children can positively influence their environments!
September: Recipe for School Readiness

September: Recipe for School Readiness
Back-to-school butterflies can feel like a mix of nerves, anxiety, and excitement.Encourage your children and students each day to set their minds and hearts on having a positive learning day.
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