The Life In Me
This is a series of books for the pre-schooler to kindergartener to elementary schooler in your life.
Imagine having the basic knowledge you need to stay healthy for a lifetime.
The Wind In Me, by Diane Smalley, illustrated by Ann Meyer Maglinte
Your first action when you are born is to breathe. It is the most instinctive function of the body. Imagine how much more peace you would experience if you made the most of this core process.
Everything is easier when we are exhaling.
Children are in the best position to receive and utilize this key knowledge.
Written in the simplest terms, the child learns to self-soothe and find peace. The second half of the book includes interactive pages of inhaling and exhaling as the words are read out loud. The finish is ideal for bedtime.
Through a lush set of watercolor paintings by Ann Meyer Maglinte, these essential concepts come to life.
Seeds of Wellness, by Diane Smalley
This book will add simple methods for staying healthy to your child’s first memories. When children learn these simple concepts at an early age, they can stay healthy for a lifetime.
If one thing is certain in today’s health care climate, it is that we need to be responsible for our own health.
Seeds of Wellness is the foundation of a twelve lessons for children that is fun, exploratory and deeply relevant. This book is the main guide for the entire curriculum.
What makes this special is that is written by an acupuncturist with 33 years of practice plus 5 years of initial training in Western medicine. She has integrated the basics of Eastern medicine into a Western perspective of Fire, Earth, Water and Air with the fifth element being the Life Wave.
The second book, The Land In Me, is about our choices regarding food and eating. Two children visit their Grandmother through the year. Kind Grandmother teaches them by example about the food that our good Earth provides.
The third book, The Flow In Me, follows a drop of water through the body as it fulfills its vital role of being the medium for transportation of all the important things we use in every cell.
The fourth book, The Glow In Me, in our series address movement, energy and the muscles that we need to know. The latin names of muscles are replaced with fun names that make them more accessible. We learn how to help our muscle heal with self-massage!