Good intentions about teaching meditation to your kids

I had good intentions… I wanted to write an post about perception and how we what we see and perceive is what we experience.  It’s how our brain works and how it helps us interpret life. If our brain is wired differently then it can be challenging to respond to life in the way we […]

Teaching meditation to kids with special needs

I love showing people how to teach kids meditation.  I am constantly amazed at how children and teens respond to mindfulness and mindful activities and it gives me no greater joy to see the delight of the adults who teach them. Often adults are amazed how kids respond.  Perhaps adults think that it must be […]

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 […]

Calm Kids 2 – Research Case Studies – Children with Special Needs – Autism – ADD – ADHD

I am planning a 2nd book which will focus on teaching meditation to children with special needs and or who have been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD or Autism. If you would like to take part in the research (there are a limited number of places) Please complete the form below. The information from the case […]

Developing Children – autism and aspergers

I just watched a fascinating programme on TV about how our brains develop as children and the potential link with autism.  Many of the issues they mention, such as sensory overload issues, are exactly what I have been talking and writing about for years and I am delighted that this subject is being recognised, discussed […]

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 […]

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