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.


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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November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving feast. Minimum day. School ends at 12:00 pm.

November 26 - 27, 2015
Thanksgiving holiday. No school. No daycare.

December 1, 2015
Foxworthy Primary graduate field trip to Davies Symphony Hall

December 4, 2015
Cabrillo Primary holiday performance

December 7, 2015
Hanukkah acknowledged in Primary

December 12, 2015
Foxworthy Primary holiday performance

December 17, 2015
Cabrillo Primary graduate field trip to see “The Elves and the Shoemaker”

December 18, 2015
Last day of school before the winter break. Minimum day. School ends at 12:00 pm. No school and no daycare.

December 21, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016
Winter break. No school, no daycare.