Are the cries of “I’m bored!!!” getting to you? Check out this list of 10 mindful activities you can do with your kids during the dog days of summer!
I talk a lot about self-care in my work. And I find it so interesting that when I read articles for women (mothers, in particular) about self-care, the recommendations are often things like, “Pamper yourself! Go get a manicure! Take a bubble bath!” Do I really even need to explain the futility of this advice? When […]
a personal post about how my life journey is coming full circle this month
My son started kindergarten this year, and I was THRILLED (to say the least) to learn that his teacher is introducing the kids to a different mindful breathing practice each week. (The breathing strategies are from the Conscious Discipline model developed by Dr. Becky Bailey). For a while now, my son and I have ended […]
What new mothers need… and some exciting new things around here to try to meet those needs!
Probably the number one search query that leads people to my site is a variation on “how do I teach mindfulness to kids?” Which is FANTASTIC because our children need mindfulness. We ask them to pay attention! and calm down! … and we don’t really teach them how to actually DO either of those things! […]
Go see Inside Out. And then read this list of activities to do and conversations to have with your kids!
If we just tell our kids, “Breathe!” or “Calm down!”, they likely don’t know what we mean. Teach your kids how to breathe!
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