March, like February, is full of reasons to celebrate. It’s National Women’s History Month. Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is celebrated on March 17th. The first day of spring is on March 21st. Many kids have a week off school for spring break. I have found you plenty of things to help you celebrate.
I’m excited to share something really cool that changed how I see ADHD and how our brains work, especially the creative side! Let’s chat about “The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel van der Kolk. It’s not just a book about ADHD; it’s like a map guiding us through how our brains handle tough stuff and how this connects to ADHD and our right-brain way of thinking.
This activity not only encourages drawing and coloring but also allows children to express their creativity and emotions through personalized messages.
Every stroke of a pencil, every word penned down, every melody composed – they all have the power to move us. “Inspire Your Heart with Art Day,” observed annually on January 31st, is a celebration of this profound connection between art and the human spirit.
In today’s rapidly evolving world, the landscape of the workplace is undergoing a profound transformation. The skills once assumed essential for success are expanding beyond traditional academic abilities. As we prepare our children for the future, it becomes crucial to recognize the value of right-brain skills in shaping their success in the workplace.
As we step into the New Year, embracing organization can be a game-changer, especially for children and adults with right-brain dominance who grapple with internal order.
The traditional educational model emphasizes rote learning and standardized testing, geared towards producing individuals adept at following instructions and recalling facts. While essential for building foundational knowledge, this approach often sidelines the development of creative thinking skills. As parents, it’s critical that we actively advocate for the integration of creative thinking into our children’s education.
As much as technology offers incredible learning opportunities, finding a balance between screen time and tried-and-true hands-on activities is a vital piece of the parenting puzzle.
On this blog, I have written a lot about the idea of being “right-brained” or “left-brained.” This concept, rooted in how our brains work, is often used to describe our children’s cognitive tendencies. But what does it really mean, and how can it help you understand and support your child’s unique abilities?
Trick or treating is so much fun but who really needs all that sugar in their lives? Here are some fun options that you might not have heard about or considered to get rid of some of that candy without the kids feeling like they are missing out.