Jaclyn Long

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Shaming moms doesn’t make anyone’s kids safer 

Shaming moms doesn't make anyone's kids safer  In 2011, writer and editor Kim Brooks had the police called on her -- and ended up pleading guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor (to avoid the risk of losing custody of her child) -- because she left her then-4-year-old son in the car [...]

By |2018-09-04T15:11:33+00:00August 31st, 2018|News, Parenting|0 Comments

How to practice mindfulness and lessen stress 

How to practice mindfulness and lessen stress  CPAs face pressure all year long — whether during the traditional busy season for tax work or afterwards when working on tight deadlines for other projects.  "The world was fast-paced 30 years ago, and with technology, it's a runaway freight train," said Jeffrey Schwartz, CPA, founder of Jeffrey [...]

By |2018-08-30T19:16:52+00:00August 30th, 2018|Corporate Wellness, Health and Wellness|0 Comments

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids 

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids   By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.  Yoga (meaning union or yoke) is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature -- body, mind, and spirit -- in the pursuit of inner harmony, says Alexandra De Collibus, a yoga teacher and [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:43:18+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting, Yoga|0 Comments

How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens 

How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens   “Can we have some screen time?”  I get this request from my daughters (ages 7 & 9) almost every afternoon. Sometimes I say yes, sometimes I say no. When I say no, sometimes my kids throw tantrums, but mostly they don’t. Mostly they find something else to [...]

By |2018-08-30T19:10:14+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|0 Comments

It’s not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less 

It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less   In Australia about one in six adults practice meditation while one in 10 practice yoga.  People often turn to yoga or meditation as a way to take time out and manage the stress of their day-to-day lives.  Stress is common, and ongoing stress can contribute to [...]

By |2018-08-30T19:06:48+00:00August 30th, 2018|Corporate Wellness, Health and Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments

‘Hamilton’ composer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s mom shares her best advice on how to raise successful children

'Hamilton' composer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s mom shares her best advice on how to raise successful children   Lin-Manuel Miranda composed the hit musical "Hamilton." He is a MacArthur Foundation Award recipient. He won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. He's earned 16 Tony Nominations and won 11 Tony Awards. And the list goes on. He is successful in many ways.  [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:59:51+00:00August 30th, 2018|News, Parenting|0 Comments

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive 

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive  When a child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it affects everybody in the family, said Dr. Mark Bertin, a developmental pediatrician in Pleasantville, N.Y. Parents need to understand the nature of A.D.H.D., he said, and appreciate that it affects “a host of self-management skills,” which play out in school [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:54:37+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|0 Comments

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise.

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise. The gold standard of medical research, the randomized controlled trial, has been taking a bit of a beating lately. An entire issue of the journal Social Science and Medicine was recently devoted to it, with many articles pointing to shortcomings. Others have argued [...]

By |2018-08-23T22:24:31+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discipline Your Toddler Effectively – The Gentle Way – Part 3

Part 3: Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging… But It’s Worth It If we do want to teach our children how to effectively manage her/his frustration when they are frustrated and don't like what is happening, then we can first set the intention to be more aware of what we [...]

By |2017-04-18T17:40:47+00:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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