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Creating a Family Meditation Practice that is fun and simple for you and your children.

Creating a Family Meditation Practice


Creating a Family Meditation Practice Don’t we all want less stress in our lives? Our children are no exception. Our quest for less stress and more peace is universal. Including your children in a meditation practice can improve inner peace, concentration, and confidence. How to create a meditation routine for your family? Meditating with your children on a regular basis…

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Raising Emotionally and Socially Intelligent Children Don't we all want children who can deal with their emotions and the emotions of others in a calm and effective manner? Emotions play an immense role in our children's behavior, learning, relationships and ability to focus.

Raising Emotionally and Socially Intelligent Children


Raising Emotionally and Socially Intelligent Children Don’t we all want children who can deal with their emotions and the emotions of others in a calm and effective manner? How do we raise emotionally and socially intelligent children? How emotions work for us and our children Emotions play an immense role in our children’s behavior, learning, relationships and ability to focus.…

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Getting Mindful with Yoga- looking for mindfulness practices that you can do with your kids. check out these 5 easy ways to start practicing yoga as a family.

Getting Mindful with Yoga


Getting Mindful with Yoga Life at home is usually hectic, I am not going to lie. There is a beautiful chaos that envelops my home every single day, especially around 4 pm it seems like all hell breaks loose. Kids have so much energy and becoming a more mindful family can be affected when there is high stress and you…

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Tips for helping your child naturally cope with stress using meditation and mindfulness activities.

Coping with Stress – Mindful Activities


Coping with Stress As we have discussed in previous weeks, children are dealing with more and more stress. In children stress, anxiety and even ADHD can present itself in many behavior issues, such as anger, defiance, lethargy and act out. It is very easy to misdiagnose these symptoms and end up overmedicating a generation for ordinary misbehavior. Stress and anxiety…

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How to Get Children to Meditate

How to Get Children to Meditate


How to Get Children to Meditate Did you know that an increasing number of children are dealing with stress, restlessness, and anxiety starting at a very early age? Meditation has been proven to be a great tool to help find peace and balance. So the question is “How to get our children to meditate?” Here are some additional techniques to…

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3 child-friendly meditations that will help your family disconnect with the outside world and reconnect with themselves and the world around them.

3 Child-Friendly Meditations


3 Child-Friendly Meditations Part of being mindful is relaxing and becoming more aware of yourself, thoughts, feelings and sensations. The best way to connect and become more aware is through meditation. I know, when you hear the word mediation the thought of sitting criss-cross applesauce with your fingers in a pinched position, and eyes closed while you are reciting a…

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4 Mindful Exercises for Kids that will help both you and your children to become more mindful and compassionate.

Mindful Exercises for Kids


4 Mindful Exercises for Kids We are kicking off our new year by consciously¬†becoming more mindful as a family. If you missed our post last week, I urge you to check it out. I discussed why mindfulness is so important especially for children. I also shared a list of some pretty great picture books to get you and your kids…

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Mindfulness for Kids is so important to give kids the tools to help them fend off negative thoughts and behaviors, build self-confidence, focus, and treat others and themselves with respect and appreciation for the rest of their lives.

Mindfulness for Kids


Mindfulness for Kids Kids aren’t always as excited as we are when it comes to mindfulness practices. Meditation and yoga don’t usually excite children. However, there is a lot to gain from learning how to harvest mindfulness on their own. It is so important to give kids the tools to help them fend off negative thoughts and behaviors, build self-confidence,…

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