Cultivate…SAFETY by Measuring Your Family’s Emotional Safety

This is our sixth and final week in a series on emotional safety! We’re looking at the six strategies of Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. Google did a two year study on high-performing teams, and they found that the number one factor in performance was emotional safety. Today, we are looking at emotional…

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Cultivate… KNOWLEDGE and learn the core functions of the brain

This week is Brain Awareness Week and for the next few days, we will be posting information about our brains and how they work! Today, we will talk about the core functions of the brain. The brain has three main sections of the brain: forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain. The forebrain is the largest and most…

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Cultivate…RELATIONSHIPS with Music

The idea for today’s post came from the pivotal scene in the movie, Her Smell, in which the main character’s struggle with addiction and mental illness leads to the destruction of her successful band, and a rift in her relationship with her daughter. (mild spoiler alert to follow) In this important scene, the main character…

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Cultivate… HABITS using cause and effect language

Children who understand the concept of cause and effect are more likely to think critically, engage in relationships more appropriately, and better understand outcomes of a situation. Using cause and effect language will help bring awareness to our thoughts and how they connect with our actions and behaviors. In order to teach our kids the…

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