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Two men and a tantruming toddler.

Two men and a tantruming toddler.

Kids can break into full-on tantrums at the drop of a hat, and nearly every parent has been where actor Justin Baldoni found himself this past Father's Day weekend.  Baldoni, who starred in "Jane the Virgin,", was shopping at Whole Foods with his family when his wife, Emily, took this photo. In it, Baldoni and his father stand patiently by as his daughter, Maiya cries. Her little body is face down on the concrete floor, mid-tantrum as the two men look on calmly. And, though surrounded by shoppers, they do not appear to be in a hurry to stop this young girl from expressing her displeasure with whatever might have been going on for her in this moment, nor do...

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School Program Uses PeaceMakers to Aide Social-Emotional Skill Building

School Program Uses PeaceMakers to Aide Social-Emotional Skill Building

A seven year old child pulls the "I am kind" PeaceMakers card as part of his one-on-one in school yoga session, and then, asked if he believes this about himself, he shares simply...  "No." The therapist running the program then asks him, "Do you think you might ever feel this way?" He pauses and replies... "Maybe. I hope so. I think yoga and meditation helps with that, though.”  A heartfelt, tentative expression of hope. A revelation of what the breath, movement, and sharing our thoughts with someone we feel safe to share them with can do. I am so grateful for the powerful Fit Abilities Yoga program in the Ferguson MO School District and the empowering ways they are working...

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