About This Series

If we want to see optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, it begins with caregivers embodying these characteristics first. Steve Gross addresses the role of caregivers as healing agent’s in a child’s life; impact of enduring stress; and how to ensure caregivers stay positive in the midst of challenges.

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Introduction to Steve Gross

Steve Gross is the chief playmaker of the Life is Good Kids Foundation. Their mission is to spread optimism and help children heal. Gross believes children have amazing power and he's inspired by their capabilities of compassion, openness, authenticity, and more. He believes adults should be more like children, as they have superpowers that could save the world.

  • Introduction to Steve Gross
  • optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, steve gross life is good
    The role of caregivers as “playmakers”
  • Make a life changing difference in a child’s life
  • The quality of child care matters
  • Why our vibe and energy matters
  • Self-care before child care
  • Self-care essentials
  • Create a safe, loving, joyful space: an o’playsis
  • Sustain the safety, love, joy of an o’playsis
  • Play as a healing tool for children
  • Help children overcome toxic stress
  • From survival mode to learning mode
  • The best time to teach a child
  • The power of optimism in adversity
  • For the parents: healing beyond the classroom
  • Introduction to Steve Gross
  • optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, steve gross life is good
    The role of caregivers as “playmakers”
  • Make a life changing difference in a child’s life
  • The quality of child care matters
  • Why our vibe and energy matters
  • Self-care before child care
  • Self-care essentials
  • Create a safe, loving, joyful space: an o’playsis
  • Sustain the safety, love, joy of an o’playsis
  • Play as a healing tool for children
  • Help children overcome toxic stress
  • From survival mode to learning mode
  • The best time to teach a child
  • The power of optimism in adversity
  • For the parents: healing beyond the classroom

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