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 […]

How do you connect to children? Internet or meditation?

I received some info this week about a piece of research where 1000 children had been surveyed –  it said that “49% of British under-12s say they would be sad without internet access and 1 in 5 would be lonely.” Here were the other results which made me raise an eyebrow! • 70% of teenagers […]

Thank you for joining us…

Thank you for visiting the website – we have just launched it today! The reason for having this blog and website is to share and learn information that links to teaching children meditation and mindfulness.  The hope is that this website becomes a hub of ideas, tips and resources that you (the adult) will look […]

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