Childhood Obesity: Our Role as Parents and Caregivers

By: Tanvi Maharaja September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. According to CDC, the prevalence of obesity was 18.5% and affected about 13.7 million children and adolescents. Obesity prevalence was 13.9% among 2- to 5-year-olds, 18.4% among 6- to 11-year-olds, and 20.6% among 12- to 19-year-olds. These numbers are on the rise as seen here. While … More Childhood Obesity: Our Role as Parents and Caregivers

How Walking On The Beach Helped Me To Be A Calmer Person

By: Cheryl Maguire “Will you please go on a beach walk with me?” My then nine-year-old daughter gazed up at me with her beautiful green eyes, waiting for an answer. The never ending “to do list” popped into my head. I glanced over at the dirty dinner dishes piled high in the sink and then … More How Walking On The Beach Helped Me To Be A Calmer Person

Choosing an Abundance Mindset Over a Scarcity Mindset

By: Tanvi Maharaja If there is one positive, silver lining if you will, that this pandemic has offered us, it is the realization that most good things in life are free. We find ourselves spending more quality time as a family, enjoying the infinite beauty of nature. The flora, the sunsets, the incessant chirping of … More Choosing an Abundance Mindset Over a Scarcity Mindset

When the Fruits of COVID Anxiety Turn Into a Comforting Children’s Book

By: Sandy Churchill

There is a beautiful term in the world of psychology called sublimation—where a negative or unpleasant emotion or experience can yield or be transformed into a positive result. During the COVID Quarantine of 2020, there are amazing bouts of connection and productivity happening. … More When the Fruits of COVID Anxiety Turn Into a Comforting Children’s Book