This video explains the benefits of mindfulness on both parents and children.
Three simple practices that will reduce whining, complaining, induce calm and relaxation.
This video explains how mindfulness can help both your parenting and your children. It also briefly addresses how to start practicing mindfulness. A few resources are provided.
Benefits of Mindfulness can be found on this site: www.greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/mindfulness
Self-care is often ignored by parents, yet a very important component of living a happy and fulfilling life. When we make place in our lives for little pockets of self-care, we have more energy and patience with our spouse/partner and children. We need to make time for this, just like we make time for personal hygiene. Finally, if we model proper self-care, we are teaching this important skill to our children. Self-care is an essential component of healthy self-esteem. They go hand in hand. Watch this video for simple ideas on what rituals you can incorporate in your life.
Parents often struggle with bedtime and the comments I hear most is that it’s a stressful time filled with battles. In this video, I discuss the importance of having the same ritual every night and what elements are important for this to become a pleasant time of day, and a special moment for bonding with your child.