Spring - March 2019

Friends & Community News

Parent News

Educator News


Thank you to the NEA Foundation for their support in so many ways, including a recent grant to help us build a solid foundation for our work.  We are so very grateful to Harriet Sanford, Liz Dunning, and the rest of the team.
Linda recently wrote a passionate perspective for the Washington Post: I teach children about anger and peace. It gets harder after each mass shooting.

Hot off the presses: Washington Family Magazine's March Issue calls lessons in the Peace of Mind Curriculum "handcrafted little masterpieces. Check out their feature on us (scroll to pages 16-17.)

Welcome to our new communications intern Eli (and his cat Socks!)  Eli, a senior at Wilson High School in Washington DC, is an alumni of the Peace of Mind program at Lafayette Elementary School. Check out his blog post here titled Memories of Peace Class. And thanks to Eli for our new Instagram and for updates to our Peace of Mind Facebook page!

Our first Parent Mindfulness evening, organized and led by members of PoM’s Board and Parent Advisory Team, was a warm, informative and supportive event. Thank you to the parents who came and shared their stories, challenges and ideas and shared mindfulness practice together!
Big thanks, too, to our panel of Peace of Mind Alumni and one current student, all of whom shared how the practices they learned in Peace Class continue to serve them every day in middle school and in life. Check out the parent resource guide here.

Parents, check out this wonderful short mindfulness practice, Transitioning Mindfully to Time With Your Children (audio), provided to by Roseanna Stanton, Horace Mann Parent & Mindfulness Instructor (thanks for sharing, Roseanna!)
If you missed our Monthly Mindful Moment blog post, you can still check out Marleigh teaching Four-Square Breathing. Marleigh is another one of our fabulous PoM current students!
JusTme Week in DC
What an amazing week with JusTme here during the week of March 18-24th! For the third year, he brought his message of mindfulness, love and self-care to our Peace of Mind schools including Lafayette, West, Mann, Ross and DC Scholars, too. Check him out at, and let us know if you'd like to be included in his next visit!

Educators: Quick Community Survey Link:

Less than a minute of your time = Huge help for us. Please help us understand how PoM is being used around the country and the globe by filling our brief survey. This information not only helps us improve our resources for educators and kids but to raise the critical funds to keep our organization going. Thank you!!
We are stronger together! Are you a mindful educator, or interested in becoming one? Join the COSEM DC Chapter and find out more at our Facebook Group here.
Online training is now available - take advantage of our intro promo code NEWUSER for 25% off either course. Visit our PoM Online School here
We are passionate about supporting educators in bringing mindfulness-based social and emotional learning to students.  We believe this work can change children’s lives for the better and help our schools become more inclusive and positive places.  Please join us on this journey!
We'd love to hear about how you are using the Peace of Mind program, ideas for future supplemental tools, or anything else that's on your mind!
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~ Jillian, Linda & Cheryl
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