For Parents:

Mindfulness Exercises for Parents — Feeling a bit stressed as a parent? Click HERE and try the eight mindfulness exercises to help you to develop the skills needed for those unexpected minor but stressful situations with your child. 
 
Feeling Anxious about the start of the new school year? Are you or your child feeling anxious about getting back to school? Check out this VIDEO that offers helpful tips and talk it out! 
 
Fostering SEL skills — click HERE to find a curated list of blogs, articles, and videos for parents about fostering SEL skills like kindness, empathy, gratitude, resilience, perseverance, and focus in children (from Edutopia).
 
Bullying/Social Media/Health — click HERE to find another list of SEL websites and resources with topics including bullying, social media, development, and health. 
 
Parenting — click HERE for an article on applying SEL skills to parenting.
 
Three helpful articles from previous Common Ground speaker Laura Markham:
 

Benefits of SEL:

 

CHILDREN'S SEL BOOK LIST Top of Page

Here's a link to an extensive list of children's books on SEL topics!