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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“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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“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’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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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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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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“Success stories are always a delight, witnessing young children practicing self regulation and being empowered. A teacher in a preschool class with 3 and 4 year olds where I teach Superkid Skills happily shared this story. “Two very active little boys were playing in the dramatic play area. Both saw a police officer uniform that…

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“First my little brother took my shells and wouldn’t give them back.” I asked, “How did you feel?” the 6 yr. old shared she felt “MAD!” When I asked what choice she made, she answered confidently, “I sang the CALM SONG you taught us and then when he hit me I sang the CALM SONG and didn’t hit him…

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