Let's teach our kids how to breathe deeply, and use mental and emotional skills to be mindful and resilient. Tension that builds and stays in the body causes negative thoughts, feelings, and behavior which can lead to mental health issues, relationship difficulties, societal ills, and the inability to respect and love oneself and others. WE CAN PREVENT THIS BY EMPOWERING SUPERKIDS WITH SELF REGULATION SKILLS FOR CONFIDENCE AND COMPETENCE BUILDING THAT IMPACT ALL ASPECTS OF A CHILD'S LIFE AT HOME AND SCHOOL FOR GREATER SUCCESS NOW AND IN THE FUTURE.


Visit to find Janai's books available on Amazon: BEEING CALM (now bilingual edition), Superkid Saves the Day, Superkid Camp, Dragonella, Jackson's Fun Adventures, Superkid Power Guidebook, The Grandma Boom Chronicles: More Alive at 65.

Welcome to SuperKid Power!


At SuperKid Power we know that prevention is the key at an early age. We are dedicated to a new world where children are prioritized and taught to KNOW THEMSELVES as a way to make good choices from the inside-out. That, in turn, empowers them to create health, happiness, self-actualization and self-accountability, to care about themselves and the world around them.

85% of a child’s brain develops by the age of 5 years. It is the easiest time for children to learn/absorb/integrate self-help skills to prevent mental/emotional illness, relationship incompetence and societal ills. Early learning self-help skills creates healthier children, families, communities and a more hopeful world. Equity, diversity and inclusion are natural traits when children learn skills that help them to function healthily in  mind/body/emotions/spirit in their own lives. 

We'd like your help

SuperKid Power, Inc. is a Nonprofit, Tax Exempt 501(c)3 and we invite you to help us continue our mission to empower SuperKids. Our EIN is 48-0902338

Janai is available for keynote speaking and training:

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Techniques for Children

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) for Adults with Children

Social Emotional Learning

Self Regulation Skills for Child Resiliency

Stress Coping for Confidence Building

Early Childhood Development Mental/Emotional Health Skills

Training For Parents/Teachers/Grandparents

Accommodations/Honorarium/Expenses required for engagements.

New Lesson Series for Teachers & Parents:

Empowering SuperKids

EMPOWERING SUPERKIDS is based on the premise that all children deserve to have the right to know themselves and learn how to tap their internal resources of thoughts, emotional feelings, intentions, actions and interactions. Every child, regardless of socioeconomic background, race, religion or culture will have life stress. Being able to use self-help skills in life’s journey to build confidence and become self-actualized instead of self-victimized is a much greater possibility when stress tools provide for excellent resiliency. All children deserve to feel like a SUPERKID!


Watch Lesson 1, then download the handouts for Parents and Teachers, all for free in our shop

What others are saying

“What you are doing with the Empowering SuperKid program is giving a basic foundation for successful social-emotional skills and stability which has a direct influence on academic achievement, children who suffer with ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences), autism, ADHD and preschool readiness for kindergarten. Your program has the basic necessities for all children at a young age.”
~ University Professor

SuperKid Power is the home for ART: ACES Resiliency Teaching

ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) has become predominant in today’s culture, leaving children to fend for themselves without proper tools to maintain good mental, emotional and physical health. The SuperKid Power has been at the forefront for 41 years developing curriculum and implementing dynamic lessons that children easily integrate into their lives. Children and their support systems, at school or home, become more mindful, using stress instead of it using them, and knowing themselves in a successful way to tap their own internal resources of the mind, body and emotions combined with breathing and will power.

SuperKid Power is dedicated to empowering all ages to tap inner resources of mind/body/emotions/spirit in honor of advancing each person’s human potential to live healthy, self-actualized, content lives. The focus on ACES takes precedence at this time of great cultural shifts due to technology and planetary challenges.

We're making Real Progress. The latest from our Blog.

Benefits of Talking to Yourself Out Loud

Approximately 1989: “MOM! Why do you talk to yourself so much?” Me: “Because I listen and don’t talk back!” My children questioned my ‘ways’ and wondered if I was “OK,” hahaha. 2021: “MOM! Do you realize how much you talk to yourself out loud?” “YES! Tradition! And now I LISTEN and respond! Pandemic isolation and…

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Recycling education project caters to more than a thousand children in Southern Oregon

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland woman has launched a recycling project for over a thousand children in Southern Oregon. The founder of the nonprofit Superkid Power Inc. said after being cooped up inside for much of the pandemic, she wanted to provide an outlet for children to use their creativity while also learning about the…

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Get ready! Here’s a new exciting community building project that is both simple and timeless. Introducing the SuperKid Power Recycling Bag Project brought to you by the one and only Janai ‘Grandma Boom’ Mestrovich. In today’s interview, I speak with her about this visionary project and mission of social-emotional learning. We discuss the project and…

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Smiling is a Natural Drug

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” William Arthur Ward No one ever saw her smile. No one ever heard her speak a word. Ten years old, V lived in an isolation unit at a state institution where I worked for a summer in the late sixties. V sat and stared, rocking back…

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Self-Healing, Surgery, and Awesome Aging

“If I was writing a book, you would be on the cover!” The leg surgeon proclaimed his acknowledgment and released me two months early. The x-rays spoke for themselves, showing the rod from my left knee to my ankle was healed prematurely. He asked what I was doing. That was 16 years ago. This spring…

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Fear Can Freeze or Free Human Potential

Fear’s dagger paralyzed me. I was 9 years old, playing outside at dusk in the humid Kansas summer evening. Dad was working outside. I ran into the dimly lit basement seeking a toy. A foot high dark figure appeared in front of me, hissing as it drew closer. I froze. Snake! I could not find…

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Beyond the Mask… Connecting Heart to Heart

The third grader was delivered to my office door in the elementary school, arm clasped by the principal, janitor and counselor who were all restraining him in his writhing state. The boy had just attempted suicide, having worn an angry mask for weeks. The principal knocked, suddenly opening my door. My job was to work…

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Nourishing Holistic Aging with the Playful Inner Child

Nourishing Holistic Aging with the Playful Inner Child

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein 8 years ago….”Grandma Boom, let’s see how many ways we can make the train cars CRASH!” My preschool age grandson beckoned to me as he caused a derailing that registered 9.5 on the living room richter sound scale. Having been a 60’s headband-wearing, jean skirt-donning…

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3D Social Emotional Learning

Press Release Extraordinary and Effective Early Social Emotional Lessons (SEL) from ORAEYC/Mestrovich Blog Ashland, Oregon – Matt Leek, Chairman of the Board of Superkid Power, Inc. announced availability of the entire 2019 year plus 2020 January and February monthly SEL lesson Blogs by Janai (Grandma Boom) Mestrovich. Janai is the Founder and Executive Director of…

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3D Learning FOR FOCUS SKILLS June 12, 2019 by Janai Mestrovich, M.S. Aka Grandma Boom According to for parents, “Concentration is like a muscle that requires regular exercise to strengthen. Some kids are born “stronger” in this area than others, but all kids can learn strategies and engage in practices that help improve their…

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3D Earth Care Empathy

Published in Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children newsletter 3D Earth Care Empathy May 20, 2019 by Janai Mestrovich, M.S. Aka Grandma Boom “Do you like trash thrown on you?” The 3 to 5 year olds responded a resounding “NO!!” I had just put some (clean) recycled items such as envelope pieces, aluminum…

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Self Regulation for Kids: INNER STEERING WHEEL INNER STEERING WHEEL: SWITCHING GEARS FROM TENSE TO CALM March 20, 2019 by Janai Mestrovich, M.S. Aka Grandma Boom BZZZZZZZZ. Anyone peering into the preschool classroom might assume students were running amuck. Buzzing motor sounds filled the room. Children were laughing and happy pretending to be tense, fast moving cars. Their hands held an…

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Read Janai's Guest Blog posts on ORAEYC

(Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children)

Breathe In, Breathe Out. Let Grandma Boom Ease Some Stress From Your Day