Web Resources for Parents & Caregivers

On the Ten Percent Happier Podcast Dan Harris interviewed Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of Mindful Games and Mindful Games Acitivity Cards, for meditation practices the whole family can do in this excruciatingly stressful time.  Listen to Parenting in a Pandemic

The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud…from Children’s Screen Time Action Network
Many people cherish the memory of being read a story at bedtime by a parent, grandparent, or older sibling. But few know how this simple act lights up the inner workings of a child’s brain – even older children and teens! Join pediatrician John Hutton and Wall Street Journal children’s book critic Meghan Gurdon explore the profound impact reading aloud can have on children’s development in this Action Network Live event here

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts
Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.  And during this ‘New Normal’ they are hosting Tiny Desk Home Concerts sans desk.  Listen here

The Artful Parent
Enjoy 19 creative activities from The Artful Parent by Jean Van’t Hul that use supplies you already have at home…really!  Prepare to be inspired!

Taproot at Home
Because coloring isn’t just for kids!  Enjoy this download filled with beautiful Taproot artwork to bring out the artist in everyone.  Make sure to check the JOURNAL Tab for more maker inspiration!

Healthy Cooking at Home with Megan Telpner
Founder of the Culinary Academy of Nutrition in Toronto, Ontario, Megan Telpner shares 15 Cooking Projects you can do at home.  Start cooking, baking, fermenting, sprouting healthy foods here