YOGA BENEFITS KIDS PART 2

HOW CAN WE COUNTERACT STRESS? Breathe and movement are two physical actions which energize the counter-balancing parasympathetic nervous system to engage the relaxation response. Dr, Herbert Benson, a Harvard Medical School Cardiologist, discovered that diaphragmatic breathing (full, slow deep inhalations that engage the diaphragm) together with exercise/movement, such as Yoga, can lead to the release […]

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Yoga Benefits Kids-Part 1

      WHAT IS STRESS? Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed by the demands placed on us from external and internal sources combined with a fear of not being able to meet those demands. Way back in our ancestral past, stress came from simply staying alive, finding food and shelter, procreating and the occasional T-Rex […]

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GPS Tagging

GPS tagging is a way to tag pictures with their exact location. If you or your children take pictures with a smart phone, tablet or any other GPS enabled device and then send those pictures to friends or post them on facebook or other social media, a stalker can use the GPS information attached to the […]

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Ahhhh, Three Yeal Olds

You just can’t seen to win with a three-year-old. They want to do things themselves, make decisions but still expect you to do everything, especially read their minds. Their vocabulary has exploded, it seems easier to communicate to them and they you but boy can they tell you when you do something that is not […]

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You’re Not Perfect (but who is?)

Perfection is an overrated illusion held by (lets admit it ladies)  moms/wives/daughters/girl friends, in other words anyone female, during the holidays. This bogus concept can lead to stress, tension, nail biting, Godzilla like behavior and most importantly, missed interactions and enjoyment with family and friends. The reality is that despite your best efforts, prayers and curses, sometimes […]

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The Magic of Thank You

The Webster Dictionary defines the word thank, as to “express gratitude,” combining it with “you” personalizes it to the situation and most importantly to the person involved. As individuals and as parents, we can sometimes be quick to point out the failings of others and not so quick to let them know how proud we […]

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