Playful Mindfulness – Walk on a Rainbow

Playful Mindfulness – Walk on a Rainbow

I was recently asked how to introduce mindfulness to a child who is not interested in meditation. Many children associate mindfulness with sitting meditation, but mindfulness is much more than that. Sitting practice is just one way to experience and train mindfulness...
Mindful Feet – A Body Scan For Children

Mindful Feet – A Body Scan For Children

The body scan is a quick and effective mindfulness practice to help with stress and overwhelming emotions such as anger. With children you might want to start with “Mindful Feet,” a shorter body scan exercise that can be done in a few minutes anywhere you can sit or...
Mindfulness Toolbox For Children

Mindfulness Toolbox For Children

As a Child and Family Therapist and Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor, I frequently get questions from parents who are at a loss for how to incorporate mindfulness into their family’s busy schedule. One of my favorite techniques to use with children is the mindfulness...
3 Kid-Friendly Techniques for Identifying Feelings

3 Kid-Friendly Techniques for Identifying Feelings

Are you looking for ways to communicate with your child about feelings? Are you tired of getting the same, “I’m fine” or “I’m good” response day after day? One of my favorite parts of being a child therapist is helping children learn how to identify and express their...