Helping kids (& teens) regulate big emotions with mindfulness

How we can help kids (and teens) express big feelings, more mindfully.

” Covid pandemic has caused children as old as eight to throw tantrums normally seen in ‘terrible twos'”

how children are struggling with the stress of lockdown and how meditation skills can help their mental health

Mindful skills for kids with anger and panic attacks

  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 […]

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 […]

Mindfulness to help kids and teens with big emotions

  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 – […]

15 seconds to change schools with meditation and mindfulness

  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 […]

Child Genius – academically bright but emotionally inept?

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 […]

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