In this short video, Lorraine E Murray (founder of Connected Kids) explains how you can use mindful skills to help your kids if they are addicted to gaming.
Some fantastic resources for you to use if you have children who are anxious about returning to school.
We interviewed one of our wonderful trainers, Tara Russo, about bringing her educator experience in teaching into the world of teaching children meditation. Tara is one of our trainers on the Connected Kids programme. She talks about how it helped her daughter who had panic attacks with anxiety, and children in school with anger […]
Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids hosts an Interview with Suzanne Scott, founder of the charity Trauma 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 […]
How does the young brain work? I’m delighted to let you know that I’ll be speaking at the pre-school neuroscience online summit My talk is aired on Friday 4th September 2020 and is free until the 5th September 2020. The founder of these summits (Helen Maffini) is a passionate, lovely and professional advocate for bringing […]
Schools in Scotland have already returned but throughout the UK and in other parts of the world this is still to happen. So we are sharing any useful resources we find (or create!) to help you and your kids cope with the return to school. Please contact us if you have a specific question about […]
Welcome and hope you find this blog useful in this strange and challenging time. I don’t know about you, but life feels like we’ve been put on a roller coaster (without our permission) and we are on for a ride of ups and downs. I’ve been practising meditation for over 30 years and even I […]
You are probably reading this article on your mobile phone or computer – perhaps a friend shared it through social media or you did a google search for ‘teach children meditation’. The irony is that we use social media and tech in our lives so much that we don’t notice how much it may be […]
I’ve just finished reading… …A book called ‘Eva and the Universe‘ by D. M Green. It’s the 2nd (the previous one is ‘Jim and the Universe‘) and they are a perfect read to help introduce mindful awareness in a fictional way for kids who have big changes/struggles. Eva is about a girl (I’m guessing 10) […]
I was meditating one day and I was inspired by this star meditation idea to help kids relax, reduce anxiety and feel a stronger, peaceful connection with the world. It may be ideal for bed time or to help kids simply relax. It may help with bullying too.