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The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets Sometimes when a child is feeling stressed or anxious sometimes, they just want a big hug, but at the same time they don’t want to be touched. So how can you help them? Have you ever heard of or tried a weighted blanket? It feels like...

The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga Yoga is an exercise that includes movement of the body into specific poses combined with slow deep breathing. It is a healthy and active way to relax your body and mind, but the list of benefits goes far beyond relaxation. Yoga can… Build...

Coping with Grief and Loss

Coping with Grief and Loss Grief and loss are a natural part of life, so why do most adults try to hide it from children? I understand it is not an easy subject to discuss with children, but they are more capable of handling it than most adults give them credit for....
The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets Sometimes when a child is feeling stressed or anxious sometimes, they just want a big hug, but at the same time they don’t want to be touched. So how can you help them? Have you ever heard of or tried a weighted blanket? It feels like...

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The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga Yoga is an exercise that includes movement of the body into specific poses combined with slow deep breathing. It is a healthy and active way to relax your body and mind, but the list of benefits goes far beyond relaxation. Yoga can… Build...

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Coping with Grief and Loss

Coping with Grief and Loss

Coping with Grief and Loss Grief and loss are a natural part of life, so why do most adults try to hide it from children? I understand it is not an easy subject to discuss with children, but they are more capable of handling it than most adults give them credit for....

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Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Meditation The world is an unfamiliar place right now causing stress and anxiety to rise in everyone, including our children. Finding time and ways to reduce these is imperative to our children mental health. Meditation has many benefits to improve overall...

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The Forgotten Senses

The Forgotten Senses

The Forgotten Senses We all know about the 5 senses, touch, taste, smell, sound, sight, but did you know there are actually 2 more very important senses? These are the vestibular and proprioception senses. Those are some big words, but what do they mean? Let’s find...

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“Butterfly Hug” Technique

“Butterfly Hug” Technique

Life events and our daily stressors can have the potential to create a situation in which our emotions become a destructive form of anxiety. These destructive emotions include but are not limited to a racing heart, obsessive...

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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

  Children have just as much stress, frustration, and/or anxiety as most adults but are not able to understand or control it in the moment. During moments of stress and anxiety children tend to tense up certain muscle groups unknowingly and have a challenging...

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Local Hikes and Hidden Gems for Family Fun

Local Hikes and Hidden Gems for Family Fun

Love Local - Feb Article for Etobicoke Lakeshore Press Winter lockdown doesn’t have to mean endless screen time and being stuck indoors. There are plenty of ways to get outside and explore the amazing secret hot spots of nature, art and culture that South Etobicoke...

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Support Local, Support Learning

Support Local, Support Learning

First published in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Magazine, November Edition The Pandemic has taught us to value many local resources we may previously have taken for granted. We have been forced to shop local, eat local and enjoy the hidden gems in our community. These...

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COVID-19 Survival Guide For Teens

COVID-19 Survival Guide For Teens

As we all know, adjusting to life in a pandemic can be difficult. For teenagers, this can be especially difficult as summer events were cancelled and many students missed out on exciting milestones. These days, excitement and fun is hard to come by and social...

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