I like this idea. Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.

I like this idea. Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.

Frozen bananas dipped in nutella with sprinkles; desiccated coconut and chopped nuts. Yum nutella!

Frozen bananas dipped in nutella with sprinkles; desiccated coconut and chopped nuts. Yum nutella!

Mind Jar  How fun is this mind jar?  I found this idea on a blog called Here We Are Together.  She explains that "A Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed, overwhelmed or upset. Imagine the glitter as your thoughts. When you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts, then watch them slowly settle while you calm down".   This can provide a nice alternative to a traditional timeout, and it encourages the child to refocus without punishing them…

Mind Jar How fun is this mind jar? I found this idea on a blog called Here We Are Together. She explains that "A Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed, overwhelmed or upset. Imagine the glitter as your thoughts. When you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts, then watch them slowly settle while you calm down". This can provide a nice alternative to a traditional timeout, and it encourages the child to refocus without punishing them…

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