Archive for the Children Category

This is just happy…

This is just happy…
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3 Simple Ways to Breathe with your Kids

3 Simple Ways to Breathe with your Kids

3 Simple Ways to Breathe with your Kids By Dana Chapman  Many teachers find that their entry point into mindfulness is to explore simple practices with their students. Pausing for breath breaks is one easy way to start this exploration, to bring some calm into the space,

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The Power of Connection

The Power of Connection

  “Anxiety is extremely contagious. But so is calm.” ~Harriet Lerner I have spent my professional life working with children as both an elementary school teacher and now as a yoga teacher and yoga therapist. I am constantly amazed at how much my ability to be connected

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The most relaxing song…

The most relaxing song…

I often play this song in my Restorative Yoga classes…and just came across the video on YouTube. If you or your kids have trouble relaxing or falling asleep, try playing this song in the background. If you’re a teacher with a lively classroom that’s hard to settle,

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A resource for classroom teachers

A resource for classroom teachers

One of the lovely women who was part of my Year of Mindfulness last year, just posted this resource on Facebook. I’ve signed up and plan on checking it out. I think their goal to connect with teachers and children around the world is exciting and admirable

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Talking to kids about their brains

Talking to kids about their brains

A colleague of mine recently passed along this article. I thought it was an interesting way to talk to kids about their brains… How to Teach Kids About the Brain: Laying Strong Foundations for Emotional Intelligence (by Dr Hazel Harrison)

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18 Things Kids with Anxiety Need to Know…

18 Things Kids with Anxiety Need to Know…

I thought this was a wonderful article…I vividly remember when I stumbled on a book that reframed my anxiety for me. It asked me to consider: What if all the creative power that was needed to fuel worrying thoughts and fears, could be channeled to fuel things

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A New Bedtime Meditation for Kids!

A New Bedtime Meditation for Kids!

A few months ago, I posted a short bedtime meditation for kids and there have been requests for a new one…so here you go! This meditation was inspired by Starbright by Maureen Garth One mom wrote: “So it’s been two weeks since we started the bedtime routine

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