Tag: reading

READ! READ! READ! |Reblog

bazaar Kuwait is out for September, and as usual, I have an article in its pages. I say, “as usual” but in fact, there is a little thrill of excitement to see something I wrote in print – real print – not just online. This… Continue Reading “READ! READ! READ! |Reblog”

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… Continue Reading “Mindfulness for Children”

Emotional Intelligence for Children

“The key here is ‘understanding emotions’. Having to rely on instant interactions gives no space for reflection or asking why people behave in the way that they do. A book provides emotional rehearsal time.” ~John MacArthur  When I read these stats, I wasn’t surprised, but… Continue Reading “Emotional Intelligence for Children”

I’m a Bookworm (Bibliophile in Denial)

This post from Buzzfeed made my day. I admit to having all of these ‘problems.’ 🙂 17 problems only book lovers will understand pic courtesy of tipicalday.blogspot.com