story time: 11 Articles

A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness

A pause is being in the moment and giving yourself a break. There's no wrong way to pause, so it's hard to make a mistake. Sometimes we all need a break. A pause. A chance to stop and breathe. A pausability is a break you take just for you. Opportunities for pausabilities are all around. Hear author, Frank J. Sileo, Phd, read his story, A World of Pausabilities: An Excercise in Mindfulness, aloud and explore mindfulness with your child.

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A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness 2020-07-28T15:45:26-04:00

Peanut Butter & Jellyous: …sometimes friendships get sticky

Sometimes being a friend can be hard. Peanut Butter and Jelly are best friends, but when Peanut Butter starts hanging out with other friends, Jelly gets very jealous. Hear author, Michael Genhart, PhD, read Peanut Butter & Jellyous aloud, and afterward ask kids to think about what it takes to be a good friend.

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Peanut Butter & Jellyous: …sometimes friendships get sticky 2020-07-21T15:39:21-04:00

Papa, Daddy, & Riley

But what makes a family, if every family is different? Families are made of love. Riley has two fathers: Papa and Daddy. When her classmate asks which dad is her real one, Riley is confused and scared she'll have to choose. Hear author, Seamus Kirst, read Papa, Daddy, & Riley aloud. Read a piece he wrote about the power of inclusion, here.

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Papa, Daddy, & Riley 2020-06-24T12:02:12-04:00