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Just Breathe

“Your blood keeps pumping because, like, you’re really mad. And you start to get sweaty because you’re getting really, really mad. And then when you start getting really mad, you turn red.”

Entirely un-scripted, this video was filmed on a Saturday afternoon with students of Citizens of the World Charter School in Mar Vista, California, and their families. These 6-year old kids began learning mindfulness techniques in Kindergarten and can teach us all a thing or two about coping with difficult emotions.

Watch the video here.

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Kids Talk – Understanding A Child's Love Of Order

As parents and teachers we are concerned about doing the right things with our children. When our children go through difficult periods, we can spend nights tossing and turning about what can be the matter.

As our tools can be friend or foe, depending on how we use them, it can be helpful if we understand the innate development characteristics of children under the age of seven.

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February 1, 2016
First day of the 2016-2017 closed enrollment
First day of the 2016 Primary and Infant Community summer school enrollment

February 10, 2016
Lunar New Year celebrated in Primary
Foxworthy Parent Information Meeting - Discipline

February 15 & 16, 2016
Presidents' Days. No school. No daycare.

February 17 - 19, 2016
School is closed. Daycare for full day students only.

February 24, 2016
Cabrillo Parent Information Meeting - Fostering Independence

February 25, 2016
Performance by Gen Taiko (Japanese drummers) in Primary
Foxworthy Parent Information Meeting - Fostering Independence

February 26, 2016
Minimum day in Primary and Infant Community. School ends at noon. No daycare.

February 29, 2016
Last day of the 2016-2017 closed enrollment