It’s summer! Which means two things: there’s an abundance of plant friends around and I’m constantly reaching for band-aids. Ever wonder how we can use the green healers around us for our kids’ numerous summertime childhood ailments? Over at Little Tree Wellness, Appleseed’s friend Jazmine Stinson shares her favourite common herbs that help her family during their summer (or even year-round) woes:…Read More
Jellyfish Pose (Uttanasana)
Summer is here finally and as I anticipated, the heat has arrived with a vengeance. Not going to lie, our family is made up of winter-lovers, and although the shedding of the layers is very welcome, we intentionally make time in our routines for cooling down. The pressure and anticipation of the summer sometimes leaves me feeling disappointed when all the plans don’t pan out, but mostly i’m just so incredibly happy to have…Read More
Over here at Appleseed we are OBSESSED with Kids Yoga and Mindfulness books. After almost 3 years of extensive research and testing (on the kids I teach and my own babies), I've curated a list of books that will capture the attention of your child and truly edify their soul during these formative years! You can find a book in this list for children between the ages of 1 and 12.
This list is sure to expand, evolve and change as this genre of material continues to grow, but here is Appleseed’s Top 10 …Read More
Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)
After being sick and mostly home for what seemed like weeks, I emerged from the house into a world of spring! Talk about a renewal of my cells and the world around me. The snow is mostly gone and i’m pretty sure my parka is going away this weekend. One of my most favourite things in the world is my boys and I wearing our warm wool sweaters, comfy pants, and rain boots while breathing in the cool moist air and exploring the muddy and wet world outside.
Butterfly is the pose of spring this year. Did you know butterflies have taste receptors on their feet and their wings are made of…Read More
One of the many things that motherhood has opened up to me, is the concept of trusting my baby. I have come to the belief that when I trust in my child, and their innate brilliance, I uphold humanity and also lead my child into trusting me as their parent.
Too often I hear parents either pre or post-natally commenting on the nature of their child in a negative sense. I suggest we rethink before making these judgements.Read More