As our children’s education progresses post-pandemic, schools must provide vital social-emotional learning as a core educational program. The past few months have been traumatic for our children and the only way to address this is through consistent social-emotional learning. Parents can start immediately building these skills by following a few easy tips.
The practice of mindfulness helps children develop two very important skills for success in school and in life: increased focus and decreased impulsivity. The same holds true for adults. There are countless studies proving that quieting distractions and focusing on being present in the moment and acknowledging your own feelings and thoughts, improves outcomes across the board: sleep, mood, academics and overall health.
Jonathan Carr Ochsner, 52, of Stamford, CT passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. He grew up in Greenwich, CT and graduated from both Greenwich Country Day School and Rye Country Day School. read more...