how to talk so children will listen

This post was prompted by an experience I had recently.   I was walking my dog Jess past our local nursery.  As we approached, there were 3 kids who came running around the corner of the building (aged about 3 years old) and as they saw us in their excited state, they picked up a handful […]

Cupcakes for Peace!

Well this made picture made me smile!  They are Halloween ‘mummy’ cupcakes.  How creative! However it got me thinking.  To celebrate the upcoming launch of our Calm Kids online course which helps you learn how to teach children meditation – we are announcing a cupcake competition! If you can make a cupcake that helps us […]

Calm Kids – now available in e-book and Kindle !

Hot off the press, the Calm Kids book is now available as an e-book!  You can purchase your book here from Amazon…. Kindle Version now available! >>> We are really excited about this as we are bringing out a Calm Kids online course (soon) to complement the book.  If you want to be on the […]

Calm Kids – ebook and online course coming soon!

I’ve just heard from our publishers that the Calm Kids book is coming out in e-format!  I’m so excited (having just bought a Kindle… it’s great! I simply order a book and it’s there!  No waiting on the post or anything!) First E-book… Our publishers (Floris Books) are based in Edinburgh (in the UK) and […]

singing bowls and mindfulness for children – inspired by Thich Nhat Hahn

In a previous post, I mentioned my retreat experience with the wonderful Thich Nhat Hahn. One of the mindfulness practices that struck a chord with me was ‘inviting the bell to sing’. This is my interpretation of what this means and how you can teach children to practise using this to help aid their meditation. […]

facebook reaches 10,000 likes!

I started up our facebook page ‘Teach Children Meditation Campaign’ to bring this subject to people’s attention and gather support. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that in just over a year we would have over 10,000 people liking our page. I am totally humbled by this wealth of support – thank you […]

Mindfulness, Children and Thich Nhat Hanh

A few weeks ago I was very fortunate to attend an educators’ retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh – a Zen Master who has been promoting the benefits of mindfulness meditation to people for that last 50 to 60 years. Thay and his team are now planting these seeds with educators (teachers, therapists and anyone working […]

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