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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May 4, 2015
Stephen Fiske, folk singer, performs in Primary

May 5, 2015
Primary Parent Information Meeting (Math) at Foxworthy campus

May 7, 2015
Africa Immersion Day in Primary

May 8, 2015
Pope Flynn, African drummer, performs in Primary

May 13-15, 2015
Primary Parent Teacher Conferences. No school. Daycare only for Full Day students.

May 21, 2015
Primary Parent Information Meeting (Math) at Cabrillo campus

May 22, 2015
Minimum Day in Primary and Infant Community. School ends at 12:00 pm. No daycare.

May 25, 2015
Memorial Day. No school. No daycare.

May 27, 2015
Stephen Kent, Didjeridu player, performs in Primary

May 28, 2015
Australia Immersion Day in Primary

May 29, 2015
Last day to turn in changes for summer school