The Mindful School Year Ahead

Happy Fall! September is here and we are off and running towards another school year filled with academics, activities, sports, tutoring, and more. Each and every year I dedicate my fall column to my personal promise of not over scheduling my own two boys and this year is no different. Balance is the key and being mindful is of the utmost importance.

No matter the age of your child, from toddler to high school, I feel we as parents must continue to give our children those open “gaps” in regards to their time and make sure they can hang out, play, explore, and “just be”. Let’s not underestimate laughter, joy and dreaming. We know how we feel when we take a break from work – we come back recharged and more optimistic with regained clarity.

Read the full article on the What’s Up For Kids website!