7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

I’ve always known I’d be a good mom. But I also used to have a lot of fears about parenting, like all the unknowns that I couldn’t control. In the beginning I felt unsure of what to do to be most effective and how to always stay calm. There were definitely some...

Mindfulness for Kids, Ages 7-10; 5:30-6:15pm, Week 6

We (as parents) often tell kids to “relax and calm down,” but we don’t teach them how. We tell them to “focus and pay attention,” but we don’t teach them how. We say, “just don’t worry – you’re fine,” but we don’t teach them how not to worry. Mindfulness has been...

Mindfulness for Kids, Ages 7-10; 5:30-6:15pm, Week 5

We (as parents) often tell kids to “relax and calm down,” but we don’t teach them how. We tell them to “focus and pay attention,” but we don’t teach them how. We say, “just don’t worry – you’re fine,” but we don’t teach them how not to worry. Mindfulness has been...

Mindfulness for Kids, Ages 7-10; 5:30-6:15pm, Week 4

We (as parents) often tell kids to “relax and calm down,” but we don’t teach them how. We tell them to “focus and pay attention,” but we don’t teach them how. We say, “just don’t worry – you’re fine,” but we don’t teach them how not to worry. Mindfulness has been...

Mindfulness for Kids, Ages 7-10; 5:30-6:15pm, Week 3

We (as parents) often tell kids to “relax and calm down,” but we don’t teach them how. We tell them to “focus and pay attention,” but we don’t teach them how. We say, “just don’t worry – you’re fine,” but we don’t teach them how not to worry. Mindfulness has been...