Selective mutism and meditation for a teen with trauma

  We interviewed one of our amazing trainers, Ruth Pringle, about her work teaching children meditation and helping adults do the same through the Connected Kids programme. She shares an experience about a mandala meditation with a girl who was a selective mute through trauma.   Join our mailing list for more useful tips, ideas […]

Christmas Meditation for Kids to Teens

One of our trainers, Tara , created this simple yet effective breath meditation that we can practice to keep our stress levels in check.  It helps kids who need a visual to understand what we mean by using our breath. You can follow it with them and guide them to do to. Simply use each […]

In the Christmas spirit – and our festive opening hours

Christmas Wishes As you may know… we don’t give out Christmas cards but prefer to give to a good cause instead. This year our hearts were touched by the 7 marathons in 7 days attempt by Kevin Sinfield, the friend of former Rugby player Rob Burrow who has been fighting MNDA. So we’ve donated to […]

benefits of mindful parenting

  Mindful parenting – some benefits… Laura (parent of 2 small boys) shares her experience of learning more about mindful parenting.   Mindful Parenting – learn how to bring resillience, strength and calm into your parenting life.   Teaching Meditation to kids Foundation Course – not ready to become a professional teaching meditation?  You can […]

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 […]

The Wisdom of Dr Temple Grandin

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 […]

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 […]

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