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If you want to be happy, be.

Henry David Thoreau

Mindful Kids

Mindful Kids LogoChildren are naturals at present moment awareness - they are born with a beginner's mind and continuously engage in moment-by-moment exploration as they learn about their world. Just watch a baby explore a blade of grass for the first time. She is so entirely engaged in the moment, taking in information from all of her senses...  A toddler on a fall walk, exploring all the colours of the leaves on the ground, on the trees... each pile a new experience, full of discovery... with enthusiastic proclamations about the colours on this leaf, on that leaf, again and again, with a beginner's mind...

However, as children get older, they are bombarded with stimuli – advertising, television, video games, etc. that get their attention bouncing so quickly, that it can be difficult for them to focus. So often, children are told to “pay attention,” but they aren’t really taught how to do so.

Resources for Kids

Follow the links below for fun resources that will encourange mindfullness in your children.

Nurturing connection, one breath at a time...