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August is for Big Transitions & Good Endings
Don't try to do it all! Pick one topic and build upon what you learned together next year.
This August we’re tackling big transitions for little kiddos!
This month we dig into:
Seasonal transitions that come with growing up – back to school, the end of summer, maturing bodies, and how to process big feelings about all this movement in a healthy way
Generational transitions – As we transition responsibilities to the next generation, how kids can connect with their heritage through barriers of distance, language, and lost ties to our ancestors’ cultures.
Transitions of power in society through history, and how our kids can participate in, envision, and orchestrate modern revolutions.
And probably more! You only have to read one book to change the world - let’s get started!
These kiddos are leading the next revolution. They need practice now to envision and orchestrate the good trouble to come.
Show your kids how their experiences fit into the fabric of history, and how we use their big feelings to connect with each other. All it takes to get started is one conversation
(and maybe a book to spark the conversation)
(…and maybe a toolkit to find the right book))
(……I’m saying you need to click through to the toolkit)
Meanwhile - over in the Luminary Braintrust…
We’re breaking cycles of generational trauma, celebrating our failures, and basking in little wins.
Do you recommend any kids stories, videos, family activities, grown-up reading, or other resources that have helped your family end cycles of harm?
Coming up next…
I’ll be back in September to help you navigate labor rights, the mid-autumn moon festival, and the horrors of residential schools using age-appropriate stories.
PS: Having trouble tackling a tricky topic with your kiddo? Leave a comment and let me know which toolkits you need to reduce your workload.
PPS: Have you read the latest from Cerebellum?
PPPS: We’re 63% of the way to our monthly fundraising goal to make this work sustainable. Want to support my work? Forward this email to a friend, buy me a chai, become a paid subscriber, or join the Luminary Braintrust.