Category Archives: Meditation, Mindfulness & Parenting

May 28

Mindfulness for At-Risk Teens

Not much research had been conducted on mindfulness with at-risk youth, and I wanted to know if it would work. Could learning awareness and acceptance actually help the teens who were struggling the most?

March 27

Mindful Mealtimes For Kids

Here are ten top tips to help your children with mindfulness at mealtimes, avoiding over indulgence and fussiness with their food, and improving eating habits.

February 14

Slow Parenting

I wonder if you’ve heard of Slow Parenting or the Slow Movement? This is a philosophy of life, and of parenting, that believes that faster isn’t always better. That people, and children, need less scheduled activities and more time in nature, less climbing the ladder and more stopping to smell the roses, less entertainment and more inner peace.

February 11

Stress-Free Uni Years

If you can put aside your preconceptions, there are real benefits to practicing mindfulness or even just meditating on a regular basis. You don’t have to be a member of the ‘washed-up hippy’ club and you don’t have to give away all your earthly possessions to pursue a life of spiritual enlightenment.

January 20

Enjoy Parenting More

“When you boil it down, parenting is simply how we respond to our children on a moment to moment basis. Just as with our lives, if we can improve how we respond in just this moment, we are improving our days and our lives with our kids.”

January 18

Minecraft For Mindfulness

Grokcraft, a new startup, aims to bring the power of Minecraft to help parents, kids and professionals engage in playful social-emotional learning (SEL).

November 15

8 Ways Meditation Can Help Teens Navigate Adolescence

Studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can result in higher test scores and improve teen’s attention span. A study from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) demonstrated how just two weeks of mindfulness training improved students reading comprehension scores as well as their working memory.