Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness for Children Yes, yes, yesyesyes!!!!! 80% of the referrals the Soor Center receives from schools are for “attention/focus issues.” Kuwait falls into the global norm meaning (5-7%) of those children actually meet the criteria (and there ARE criteria!) for a diagnosis of some form of AD/HD. The rest? Sleep deprivation, attachment trauma, and emotionalContinue reading “Mindfulness for Children”

Narcissistic Parenting

Liz Ryan is an outlier in the Human Resources field. On any given day, she’s trumpeting the virtues of putting a human face to the corporate world. Her jargon espouses the concept that “human beings are the workplace” and the environment should reflect. Quite often, as happened ¬†yesterday, there will be another post with anContinue reading “Narcissistic Parenting”

Lunch Lady Revolt: No Money, No Food For You | Reblog

Lunch Lady Revolt: No Money, No Food For You – Yahoo News. While the way this was done is disgusting and traumatising to the students involved, I can’t help but wonder when it became mandatory to serve hot lunches at school? Generations of children took brown bag lunches or carried lunch boxes with enough foodContinue reading “Lunch Lady Revolt: No Money, No Food For You | Reblog”

We cannot grow …

We cannot grow when we are in shame, and we can’t use shame to change ourselves or others. ~ Brene Brown I’ve written before about the horrible, awful, no good, very bad trend of shaming children publicly (it shouldn’t be done privately, either) and the consequences. I came across this excellent post yesterday, and thinkContinue reading “We cannot grow …”