How we can help kids (and teens) express big feelings, more mindfully.
A free mindful summer calendar – helping you and your family reduce stress on holiday!
how children are struggling with the stress of lockdown and how meditation skills can help their mental health
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 […]
Mindful tip for teaching toddlers to be calm One of my most popular videos from our YouTube Channel…Connected Kids. Watch more..
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 […]
I listened to a webinar with Dr Temple Grandin. She’s on the autistic spectrum and has become a passionate spokesperson for kids on the spectrum. I had a few lightbulb moments in how her observations and skills match how we teach kids meditation and mindfulness. So I did my first YouTube livestream to share what […]
A useful (mindful) tool to help kids and teens with difficult emotions Use this link to download your copy of the Wheel of Emotions mentioned in the video. If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher Professional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher Teach Children Meditation Books – […]
One of my friends is an experienced mindfulness teacher. She sent me her weekly newsletter and within that there is mention of Dr Rick Hanson – the psychologist – with a link to one of his excellent presentations. It was so good I thought I would include it in my regular blog (see below). But […]
Emotional vs Academic Intelligence The other week we caught the end of the TV show ‘Child Genius’ – where children with (usually) a high score on Mensa take part in a quiz to become the Child Genius for that year. These kids demonstrate an amazing array of skills – from their ability to remember facts […]