West TN School for the Deaf Family Wellness Festival
For families with children enrolled at WTSD only
Collaboratively Sponsored by Teneessee Schools for the Deaf, TN Hands & Voices, Family Voices of TN - PEARS, 0-5 Parent Outreach.
FAmilies coming to WTSD for their child's conference can stop in the common room and learn about Family Wellness.
Wellness Stations include:
Healthy Foods – Healthy You! Healthy Kids! • Sample, taste, where to find, and how much does it cost? • Meal preparation time savers • Meal Menu for the week • Recipes and recommendations for families on the go
Essential Oils • Sample, where to find, and how much does it cost? • What, why, how, when, and where • Benefits to your wellness
Mindfulness for you and your child • Observation of self • Acceptance of self • Impartial openminded attitude
Breathing, stretching, and relieving stress • Square breathing techniques for children to use before they blow! Stress reduction for children. • Counting breathing techniques for adults – relieving stress in a few minutes • Children’s yoga stretches everyone can enjoy! Stress reduction for children. • Adult yoga stretches for adults – right in your chair or personal space.
Physical Health check-in • Conversation with a nurse • What is good physical health? • What are some red flags?
Organizational tips to reduce stress • What do I really need? Prioritizing for each activity • Organizing and preparation o Tote bags o Kids back backs o Go-Bags for the car / bus o Calendars, reminders, and keeping the balance in your life • Making time for my family • Making time for me
Helpful hints to support homework and learning at home.