Settle Down and Just Sit Still

How many times, as a child, were you told to settle down and just sit still? Have you found yourself telling your child the exact same thing…even though you swore you’d never utter your parent’s words? Children, by nature, are active, naturally curious and a bundle of energy. During this busy holiday season, their excitement builds in spite of parent’s and teacher’s attempt to keep children calm. “Settling down” can be synonymous with stillness…the act of being still, calm and quiet. Children are naturally “still” in the world. Although their high activity level might suggest otherwise, children are able to live in the present moment, which is a way of […] Read more »