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Mindful Tips for Trauma Informed Parenting

Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids hosts an Interview with Suzanne Scott, founder of the charity Trauma Informed Parenting Scotlandtrauma informed parenting scotland

  • What is trauma informed parenting?
  • What difference does it make to a young person if their parent is trauma informed
  • What difference does it make to the parent if they can be trauma informed
  • What are your top 3 tips for people to practice to be a trauma informed parent
  • Can you give us a practical (real life) example of a situation using TIP skills?
  • Advice on how long a traumatic birth can impact a child and where to source advice to help their kids if they have been through a traumatic birth.

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Useful resources for teaching kids meditation

So as you can imagine, I live and breathe anything to do with teaching kids meditation, children’s mental health and (teen’s) wellbeing. As a result, I collect a lot of information on this.

If you are on our Facebook page, Twitter or Calm Kids group on FB, then you’ll know that we have become a ‘library’ (so to speak) of useful articles and information, tips and ideas on these subjects).

So I felt it was high time to put many of them in one easy to find place.

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Bring a bit of peace and love into life

Enjoy our video blog and articles – full of tips and ideas (from expert, Lorraine Murray), on how to teach kids/teens meditation.

Our most recent blog…how meditation can us cope with negativity and bring peace and love into our lives [youtube http://youtu.be/C1_8RNRZiYY]

Parenting and educating with mindfulness

Enjoy our video blog and articles – full of tips and ideas (from expert, Lorraine Murray), on how to teach kids/teens meditation.

Our most recent blog…how meditation can help adults make mindful decisions that affect the health and wellbeing of children and teens.

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Happy parents = Happy Kids? Attachment Parenting

I was delighted to be asked to speak at the Happy Parenting summit (online) that started this week. It’s 25 experts from around the world giving advice  about a more happy parenting experience and the affect on their kids.  (My piece on teaching meditation to kids is on Friday 9th August 2013 but it’s recorded so you can listen later).

Attachment Parenting

I decided to listen in on the talks too (as well as taking part).  Today there is a wonderful peace on Attachment Parenting by Barbara Nicholson and what was intriguing was the part where she talked about breast feeding (and bottle feeding) and how to be really aware of your child as you do this – smiling, eye contact, holding them close – in other words feeling the energy of love. It was fascinating.

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