Reading to Your Children

Reading with children is an important part of Family Wellness. It strengthens the relationship between children and their parents, helps children with language and social skills, and is linked to later success in school and at work. But what should you do when reading to your 6 month old? How about your 4 year old? […]

Mindfulness and the Vermont Family Based Approach

Mindfulness with Elmo Younger children can have a hard time understanding the language and exercises we might use to teach mindfulness to older children and adults. Instead of telling your 6 year-old to gently direct his attention to his breath, try “belly breathing” with Elmo, Common, and Colbie Caillat! Colbie: “Put your hands on your […]