Considerate {Consider It!} Workshops & Gifts for tweens, teens & parents

About Us

Empathy & Mindfulness - Learning Together

Our Consider It {Get it - considerate?!} Workshops provide the safe space to promote mindfulness & empathy in discussing social topics of importance to tweens, teens & their parents. Learning together provides opportunities to dive deeper & connect in great conversations. 

Our curriculum focuses on strengthening emotional intelligence using mindfulness & empathy to bolster bravery, self-esteem, body image & leadership skills. 

Backpack Tools: Fun & Friends

Our workshops dive deep,  always hinging on having fun & learning without judgement. Positive Speak, Mindfulness, Empathy, Connecting & Embracing each other's differences are key components. Professionals such as youth & teen psychologists, yoga & meditation instructors and other youth-centered experts will join us from time to time depending on the subject matter. 

Considerate Gifts

At KLD we're makers, too. We believe every itty bitty gift we create is sent out with the purpose to make someone smile...which is contagious! Considerate gifts specializing in personalized notepads that promote self-expression... Party favors that serve a purpose - functional & fun! We also have a thing for helping out parents & teachers - hardworking notepads that do just that.

Experience & Training

Owner, Kristie Piacine, has 10 years of experience working with and facilitating workshops with girls K-12 encouraging self-esteem, courage, confidence & character, focusing on empathy, mindfulness utilizing a growth-mindset structure. 

As a past Board Member of the Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc., Girl Scout Leader and Service Unit Manager, she has volunteered and worked with youth to plan & execute community service & leadership projects serving the local Berks County communities. 

She is also a newly appointed Body Image Movement Global Ambassador.

Trained in Mindfulness Fundamentals in Education and growth mindset curriculum, her workshops use various in-the-moment activities, writing & popular culture media to reach out and connect with younger generations, encouraging deep conversations in a safe environment. 

Recently she attended the Girls Leadership Girl Meets World Conference, adding the skill-set of a 14-week curriculum that stresses the strength of giving girls their voices, helping them work through conflict management resolutions and focusing on leadership skills. 

In November of 2016, Kristie received her First Aid Mental Health in Youth Certifcation and Training.

Adding to her skill set is her experience as a STEAM educator, teaching both girls and boys the importance of integrating the ARTS into the now emphasized skill sets of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

Aligning with professionals in the practices of psychology, meditation & yoga, as well as, self-defense, Kind Living Designs has an extended family of facilitators to help you create an atmosphere where child and adult, no matter the age, can connect and engage together. 

Experience, Trainings & Certifications

  • Mental Health First Aid for Youth Certified  - November 2016
  • Girl Meets World Curriculum Training - November 2016
  • Promoting Positive Pathways to Adulthood Conference - April 2017
  • Mindfulness Fundamentals in Education Certified - March 2017
  • Childhood & Teen Anxiety  Conference - April 2017
  • STEAM Curriculum & Educator - 2012 - 2017
  • Toolkit Teacher for Girls Driving for a Difference Workshops - July 2017

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How to Reach Us

We're here pretty much all the time - to listen, to help you create, to set up a fun date to help us all navigate this thing we call life. 

Day time workshops for homeschool groups... Afterschool hours for clubs, Scouts and private groups... and yes, weekend affairs as well!

Usually Sunday is reserved for our family time...but we'll get back to you as soon as we possibly can whenever you reach out.

Kind Living Designs

(610) 223-0304