Renee Jain

Help Kids Fail Better

I grew up in Chicago, and in my household (like in many at the time) we watched every single Chicago Bulls basketball game. I have a vivid memory of my parents hosting a party for…

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13 Reasons Why Not (Original Song)

[twocol_one]A smile… The sand on your feet… The sun on your face… A song… The taste of chocolate… That friend who was there…[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last][/twocol_one_last] [divider] These “small” things are the stuff of life. They are…

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Meditation Stories: All Emotions Have Purpose

In this story, Mr. Diddlydoo is upset with his cousin, Mr. Muddlebug. Feeling bad feels bad to Mr. Diddlydoo. In comes Spiritus to help Mr. Diddlydoo process his feelings by traveling back to the 13th…

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Affirmations to Bust Test Anxiety

The sun has set and twenty little fingers and toes snuggle comfortably under the sheets. This is the scene in my home each night as I lie down with my three-year-old son and four-year-old daughter before…

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A Mindful Minute: How to Observe a Train of Anxious Thoughts (Illustrated)

Kids have anxious thoughts all the time… “I’m going to fail math and never get into college.” “I’m totally screwing up this speech right now, and everyone knows it.” “What if I don’t get asked…

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Help your Kids Set Better Goals: WOOP

Has your child ever set a goal, only to lose sight of it a few minutes, hours, or weeks later? Sometimes, life has a way of getting away from our children – with school, friends,…

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The #1 Thing Kids Want When They’re Stressed (Infographic)

Do kids feel stress? According to a survey of 875 9- to 13-year-old boys and girls, they sure do. Check out what stresses kids out from homework to school and how they cope in the…

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5 Ways to Teach a Child to be Mindful During an Ordinary Day

Want to teach your child the art of mindfulness? Even one minute of mindfulness can create a shift during your day. It doesn’t take a particular posture or formal training to engage your mind and…

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