Kids are always go, go, go: moving from one activity to another, flicking from one screen to the next. Children don’t yet have the self-awareness to reflect on life as they live it. It’s up to us adults who have discovered the value of mindfulness to influence the next generation to live mindfully.Give the following strategies a go, and your kids will be the most mindful wee ones on the block before you can say “om”
Have you ever taken the time to think about how it would feel and look like to be homeless? And then volunteered to help kids and families who are homeless? This is what 669 students in the Inside Out Club did this October. As part of our “Homelessness in Our...
Every child and family can help protect the planet by following these easy tips. Have something you’re doing not on our list? Share it in the comments and help others get involved in caring for the earth.
Have you ever had one of those days where you hit your emotional tipping point – cannot hold back the tears, every thought is pulling you down, you just want to crawl back to bed? With back to school season upon us, we thought we’d share one Mom’s story of hitting her tipping point and what she learned from it.
Take a look at how Inside Out Club kids made an impact globally & worked on building a sense of social responsibility. Helping Globally was the name of one of our spring Inside Out Club lessons, and it taught the students curiosity and empathy through fun...
Planning the family Summer... Have you ever started a puzzle without all of the pieces? How about one that keeps changing as you put pieces into place? That’s how planning the summer feels to me. It’s not an easy task: Where do I start? Are we going on a vacation?...
There are many ways to help raise kids with character. Here are five ideas to get you started thinking more about how we can influence our kids to have a strong moral compass.
Last month over 650 students in the Inside Out Club took time to thank veterans by making bookmarks, flag collages and learning how they serve our country.
Could I keep the interest and control 25-30 k-2nd graders or 25-30 3rd-5th graders? My anxious mind envisioned chaos. I took care to select a shirt that would not reveal the perspiration my deodorant struggled to hide.
A lead volunteer in the Inside Out Club talks about how making fleece blankets and “Hope” cards to comfort the sick teaches kids empathy, kindness and so much more.