The kids are back in school, the weather will soon be getting cooler, and the last few months of 2013 are here. We've collected some of the top mommy bloggers to come together with a special gift for YOU! A chance to win $200 in a fantastic September to Remember Giveaway! With … [Read more...] about A September to Remember Giveaway
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Tips for Raising a Happy Child
The focus of the month was on Santosha (translated as “contentment” or “happiness”), one of the five personal disciplines of the yoga philosophy. When I taught for years in international schools, I was particularly curious about what makes children happy around the world. Now, … [Read more...] about Tips for Raising a Happy Child
Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway
Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway by Daria Music and Kids Yoga Stories 1-Earth Day CD from Daria Music and 1-Sophia's Jungle Adventure storybook from Kids Yoga Stories Winner selected on Friday, April 19th, 2013 Congratulations to the Winner - Lisa G, a Grade 2 Teacher, who … [Read more...] about Music and Movement Earth Day Giveaway
5 Different Cultures, 5 Themes
The focus of the month at Kids Yoga Stories is one of the yoga guiding principles of Svadhyaya, which could be translated as self-study. I spent time thinking about who I am, as a combination of my heritage and life experiences. The article was also shared with Lynn Morrison of … [Read more...] about 5 Different Cultures, 5 Themes
Sun Salute around SouthWest USA
My family and I had a six week Sabbatical traveling around the South West part of USA last year in rental RVs. We focused on visiting the National Parks in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. What a breathtaking part of United States. I highly recommend adding … [Read more...] about Sun Salute around SouthWest USA
The Practice of Ahimsa: 15 Acts of Kindness
Last month at Kids Yoga Stories, I focused on Ahimsa (~Kindness). Ahimsa is one of the behavioral disciplines (Yamas) along the path of yoga. Ahimsa can be translated as "Non-Violence", or Kindness to ourselves, others, and the environment. Practice Ahimsa - 15 ways that you … [Read more...] about The Practice of Ahimsa: 15 Acts of Kindness
What is One Way to get Children into Action?
I am excited to announce my first published book Sophia's Jungle Adventure, a story about Sophia and her family as they journey through a Costa Rican jungle. It is a kids yoga sequence (for ages four to eight) woven around a story and includes a List of Kids Yoga Poses and a … [Read more...] about What is One Way to get Children into Action?
How can I get regular tips on reading, movement, and fun?
Come check out our Kids Yoga Stories Facebook page and get tidbits of fun, yoga, reading, and adventure. Share your "I am Yoga" pictures with snaps of you and your children 'out and about' doing yoga poses. Above is my teacher, Katie Manitsas, from Jivamukti Yoga Sydney with … [Read more...] about How can I get regular tips on reading, movement, and fun?
10 Calm Down Corner Ideas for Your Classroom – to Help Students to Breathe, Take a Break, and Regulate
Are you looking to create a calm down corner in your classroom, to help students to focus and self-regulate so that they are ready to learn? A calm down corner is a safe space within the classroom that students can use to relax, express themselves, and refocus if they become … [Read more...] about 10 Calm Down Corner Ideas for Your Classroom – to Help Students to Breathe, Take a Break, and Regulate
Summer Reading Program 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path
Jump into the fun and adventurous Read Beyond the Beaten Path summer reading theme this summer! Think camping under the stars, roasting s’mores over a campfire, discovering animal tracks, doing arts and crafts with nature items, or hosting outdoor talent shows! Whether you … [Read more...] about Summer Reading Program 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path
Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2015: Indian Stories Book Review
Multiculturalism is essential to our children’s education. In today’s global economy, I believe it is imperative that children learn about cultures around the world. And the books that our children read need to reflect those global cultures. As a primary school teacher, I … [Read more...] about Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2015: Indian Stories Book Review
Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids Gift Ideas
“We have to meditate,” my husband said as he gave me the recent Scientific American with the article “The Neuroscience of Meditation” on the front cover. This game-changing article outlines the substantial benefits of meditation drawn from 15 years of research. At a public … [Read more...] about Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids Gift Ideas
SMART Goals: November, 2014 + Holiday Giveaway
Fall and Halloween! Fall and Halloween have been our themes over the past month. It’s been over fifteen years since I’ve lived in a place that has four distinct seasons and people celebrate Halloween. So, it’s been an extra special year while I rediscover my youth and enjoy the … [Read more...] about SMART Goals: November, 2014 + Holiday Giveaway
Testimonal 1 Trish’s Fall Photography
Trish's Fall Photography “The story is sweet, the pictures engaging, and the poses realistic.” Sarah … [Read more...] about Testimonal 1 Trish’s Fall Photography