Happy Summer!

Conscious Parenting

Happy Summer! As we wrap up the last few days of the school year, we’re wishing all of our families a very joyful and uplifting summer. Below is a list of helpful reminders inspired from a recent article posted in Psychology Today. Summertime can provide some of the most special memories of childhood. Keep it simple, be present and have …

Joy Juice

Appreciation, Body Awareness, Calm, Conscious Parenting, Energy, Nurturing

At Living Wisdom, we use Conscious Discipline, the work of Dr. Becky Bailey, as a complementary tool in working with children. Two of our staff members attended a “Building Resilience in Classrooms” training with Dr. Becky Bailey this past October. Michelle Mall, our school secretary, was so inspired by the training that she’s been sending out weekly emails to share…

The Power of Family Traditions

Appreciation, Conscious Parenting, Holidays 0 Comments

Every Monday since September, the elementary students have been joining together for a morning sharing time, the inner joy circle. We spend about 30 minutes together with the intention of connecting with one another and sharing in practices that raise our consciousness as a group and facilitate a child’s personal growth. This last week we talked about our favorite things during Thanksgiving. Almost all of the hands raised…

Positive Regard

Appreciation, Conscious Parenting 0 Comments

We love the work of Becky Bailey and Conscious Discipline here at Living Wisdom. Her philosophy of discipline is rooted in love, compassion, and respect, and she offers practical suggestions for how to implement the philosophy. One of her fundamental ideas is, “what you focus on, you get more of.” Sometimes, we get stuck in a negative feedback loop with the kids in our lives…