Category Archives: mindfulness

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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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.anxiety - covid-19 - kids - return to school

Please contact us if you have a specific question about your kids wellbeing or you can browse our list of Connected Kids Tutors who are qualified to teach children and teens meditation and mindfulness (in person or online).

Anxiety thermometer to help your kids communicate how anxious they feel – great visual that helps them understand, relate to you and (with meditation practise) see it come down.  anxiety-thermometer

Relaxation ideas for kids at home – very simple and easy to introduce throughout the day

Wellbeing Kit for Schools Covid-19 – useful ideas to help schools cope with return to school

Simple breath or relaxation script – from YoungScot to help teens/kids de-stress

Join our mailing list for a free Educators fact sheet in our ‘changing education‘ campaign to help introduce meditation mindfulness into the classroom. educators support for meditation in classroom

Curious about teachin g meditation?

Free meditations to download for kids or teens (including SEN)  free meditations for kids or teens autism and adhd

Mindful Parenting – learn how to bring resillience, strength an calm into your parenting world.

learn how to teach kids mindfulness professionally - learn more buttonProfessional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher

Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more read more to teach kids meditationabout the

COVID-19 anxiety and teaching kids meditation

Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids, explains what will change for anyone interested in learning to teach kids or teens meditation on the Connected Kids Programme.

 

Please note that details about face to face training will be published by late July 2020.  *These protocols relate to training offered directly by Lorraine E Murray.

 

 

*Please check with other Connected Kids trainers directly re their future protocols.

Celebrating our Award – teach kids meditation!

We won an award!

For our online Connected Kids course!   Our course was recognised with a Gold award in the health and wellbeing section from Nursery World!

To celebrate – we are givng a £25  discount off the foundation course until the end of May 2020.

This course helps you to create meditations that your kids will love!

Use the code WOOHOO25

 

If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher

learn how to teach kids mindfulness professionally - learn more buttonProfessional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher

 

Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more read more to teach kids meditationabout the benefits of meditation for kids including those with SEN/Autism/Anxiety/ADHD