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Importance of emotional intelligence in dealing with childhood trauma

Importance of emotional intelligence in dealing with childhood trauma

  There are many different experiences that can constitute childhood trauma. Physical, verbal or sexual abuse can be clearly be traumatic for children. Events like a car accident, natural disaster (like a hurricane), or medical trauma can also  undoubtedly take  a psychological toll on a child. Ongoing stress, such as living in a dangerous neighborhood or being the victim of bullying, loss of one or both parents,  can be traumatic, even if it just feels like daily life to an adult. Childhood trauma doesn’t have to occur directly to the child. Watching a loved one suffer can be extremely traumatic...

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A Handy Benefit

A Handy Benefit

Strong fine motor skills are important in the growth of a child. This includes any specialized and specific movement of the hands, wrists, and fingers. Without a strong grip, movement ,  they can't hold that spoon to eat or tie a shoelace. Everyday routine takes longer. Learning gets more challenging. Find out more here. 

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The Queen Rocking Angklung

The Queen Rocking Angklung

Hear from the lovely, passionate angklung, music activist Faridah Jamal about her journey in music education, her experience. What are the benefits of angklung and music in general? Learn about this centuries old musical instruments made from bamboo. Feel her contagious energy, love and passion for it.

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Raising Mindful Children

Raising Mindful Children

Conversation with Fiona Ghiglione, founder of Mothering Girls, a mindfulness educator. We talked about the challenges of raising children especially pre-teens. What are the little things that we can do to instil kindness in raising them? The common problem denominator parents have in this day and age is controlling the usage of electronics. These tools are important in the growth of children so what is the best way to handle it? As everyone has their own parenting methods but as we found out in this conversation any change needs to be coming from mom's who are willing to seek it.

So join us for this eye opening conversation. 

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Meditation, Mindfulness and Children

Meditation, Mindfulness and Children

  Meditation is a mind-body practice that brings in  moments of calm, brings about self-awareness, and allows people to stay connected with themselves, according to Sarah Roffe, LCSW, CCLS, a co-founder and psychotherapist at Kind Minds Therapy. Research has confirm that for children, mindfulness can: Mitigate the effects of bullying (Zhou, Liu, Niu, Sun, & Fan, 2016); Enhance focus in children with ADHD (Zhang et al., 2016);  Reduces attention deficit issues  (Crescentini, Capurso, Furlan, & Fabbro, 2016); Improve mental health and wellbeing; Improve social skills when well taught and practiced with children and adolescents. People can get  nervous  hearing the...

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