A subscription that supports kids' mental health + wellness — now and forever.
A monthly subscription program that includes simple lessons, parent support and a box with a book, poster, or other supportive goody, plus built-in motivation for the kids.
Why We Exist
Our mission is to raise a generation of resilient kids that are aware of their emotional health and have the skills to cope with life's toughest stuff.
We're all about prevention,
helping you teach (and learn!) vital mental health skills, such as:
Each month, in detail.
Every box includes a parent newsletter, certificate of completion, and a completion pin for your pennant.
Showing your kids what to expect each day reduces anxiety + builds trust. This box includes a kids' magnetic calendar and a pennant to collect buttons over the course of your subscription.
All it takes is 15 minutes a day of one-on-one time to build a stronger connection with your kids. This box includes 50 "special time" cards and a high-quality visual timer app.
Strong routines are proven to reduce anxiety by giving people one less thing to think about each day. This box includes a magnetic routine chart and magnets to build routines, rhythms, + family rituals.
Learning to identify emotions is something even adults struggle to do. This box includes a picture book and a "mood tracker" notepad so kids see that emotions change throughout the day.
Understand how the nervous system affects our bodies and emotions. This box includes a picture book to explain the science of emotions + a customizable poster for choosing coping strategies.
Learning what to do when our emotions have taken control of us is a life-long process. Introduce the "emotion journey" with a picture book to explain what to do when you're out of control.
We can choose our thoughts, because we're in charge of them. This box includes "empowerment cards" to help kids choose helpful thoughts when faced with tough stuff.
Helping kids understand their place in the family unit builds self-esteem and a sense of significance. This box includes a "family charter" kit, a talking stick, and a step-by-step family meeting agenda.
Sometimes grown-ups forget that a problem might be a "little deal" to us, but it's a BIG deal to kids. This box includes two problem solving notepads to teach kids that every problem has a solution.
Learning the five pillars of well-being (intellectual, self-care, social, emotional, and physical) and the science behind why we need all five. This box includes a "balance" poster and fill-in worksheets.
No one wants to clean their room, but we feel so much better when things are tidy - it's proven! This box includes a "how to clean your room" checklist and thought maps to help put things away.
Help your kids incorporate well-being into their everyday life. In this box, you'll get two 31-day "balance journals" - one for you + one for your child - to help develop the habit of balanced choices.
Expert-Designed Program + Exclusive Products
Designed not to overwhelm parents and meant to be a long-term solution, this program teaches a different mental health skill each month and includes unique books, posters, tools, or other custom-designed goodies delivered to your door.
Frequently Asked Questions
The program is aimed at elementary-aged kids, but the first six months will be appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers as well. We also hope that parents will learn from the program — after all, most of us were never taught these skills and have suffered as a result!
- Based on the science of habits that stick
- Designed not to overwhelm you
- Meant to be a long-term solution
- Includes on-demand SMS parent support
- Creatively designed tools + proven help
- Helps build a stronger family
The boxes are a great fit for your family if you...
- want your kids to have coping skills when they need them
- experienced a loss due to COVID-19
- struggle with mental health yourself
- experienced a disrupted schedule due to the pandemic
- are a foster family
- have a family member with chronic illness
- have recently gone through a divorce . . .
. . . or any situation where your child may not have the skills to cope.
Whether their behavior has changed or not, your kids are more than likely struggling to cope with an increasingly difficult world. While one child might be obviously melting down, others might say nothing and keep their feelings inside. This program is designed to help develop skills to help both of these types of kids.
Short answer: this program is not a choose-a-box sort of thing; it's a subscription, designed to provide a foundation for mental health in your family by teaching one skill at a time. Each month builds on the last. We highly recommend signing up for the full year to get the most out of the program.
- 15 minute video lesson
- private podcast with our advisory board experts
- individualized SMS/text support
- interactive video answers
- reminders - choose your frequency of harassment, so we make sure you actually get this done!
Research shows that there are "protective factors" for mental health. Our subscription is designed to touch on each of these.
We mapped out a step-by-step process in the most impactful order, with each skill building on the last.
In each step, we help you teach your kids mental health skills informed by neuroscience, attachment theory, neuroplasticity, polyvagal theory, nervous system regulation, and Alderian/Positive Discipline principles.
Every month includes simple lessons, on-demand parent support, and a box mailed to your home. In the box is a product specifically created for this program, such as a picture book, poster, or other tool.
We also include a parent newsletter and built-in motivation for your kids in the form of Certificates of Completion and a pennant with a pin for each month.
Our beta pricing is $50 per month.
It basically means that we're still working out the kinks in the way the program works. NOT in the actual content (we've got that down, pat!) but how we deliver that content to you. We'll be asking you for your feedback — such as whether you're getting too much support or not enough, if you like when you're receiving your items in the mail, that sort of thing.
We initially planned to fund the entire program and have products made overseas. However, the feedback we consistently received is that people would rather get help sooner rather than wait six months for a super-polished deck of cards.
As a result, we decided to launch in Beta, have all of our products made in the USA, and help you now.
Parents are overwhelmed and need a simple kids' mental health plan that's easy to execute.
A peek into the first three boxes:
Assembling the Connection Calendar™ from Box 1.
Each of our boxes contains a tool, book, or poster designed specifically for this program abnd not available anywhere else.