Local book helps kids deal with anxiety. Hornet and Hippo Count the Stars has made the local news! WSBT 22 Reporter, Darla Hernandez spotlighted Hornet and Hippo Count the Stars for the Moms First segment on Tuesday, February 2nd. The news segment highlights how Count the Stars can help kids calm their anxiety, which isRead more about In the News: Book written by local psychologist helps kids deal with anxiety[…]
Some of you may know that I have been involved in Dr. Tina Payne Bryson’s professional training group. Bryson and her writing partner, Dr. Dan Siegel, have a new book—THE YES BRAIN—coming out this week. It builds on their previous work, which you may already know about: the New York Times bestsellers, THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILDRead more about A Message from Dr. Tina Payne Bryson[…]
I’m so pleased to announce that I’ve started a Hornets and Hippos YouTube channel that will be home for audio mindful practices that have been adapted from my Hornets and Hippo workbook. For those of you who have been through the Hornets and Hippos workshops, the recording will sound familiar. This is the first mindfulRead more about Announcing Mindful Moments on YouTube[…]
A graduate from the Hornets and Hippos classes has generously shared one of his drawings from the workbook for everyone to see. This exercise helps kids imagine their hornet (amygdala) and their hippo (hippocampus) before learning about these amazing brain functions.