Mindful swearing

Perhaps those two words ‘mindful’ and ‘swearing’ are not ones you expect to see in the same sentence.

But I’m realistic in my approach to meditation and how we teach it to kids and teens.

Helping kids (& teens) regulate big emotions with mindfulness

How we can help kids (and teens) express big feelings, more mindfully.

Mental Health Awareness month

As it is mental health awareness month…How to identify when a child is feeling stress? When children are not able to adapt and cope with stress, they may respond in several ways.

stressed children returning to school after lockdown – parent tips

Some fantastic resources for you to use if you have children who are anxious about returning to school.

Explaining Autism Mindfully

  We loved this beautiful video that really helps (mindfully) explain autism. Being Connected Kids, our experience confirms (again and again) that we would also include teaching meditation to kids on the spectrum to reduce stressed behaviours. Enjoy! Meditation and mindfulness – to help kids on the Autism Spectrum Mindful Parenting – learn how to […]

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 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 […]

Pre-school Neuroscience Summit

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 […]

Return to school tips and ideas for kids anxiety

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 […]

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