As summer slides into autumn in the Western Hemisphere, it's a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the outdoors. It's not always easy to gather the troops for an outing, but adding an Outdoor...
Today, September 9th, marks a major milestone for Mindful Littles. It is the official launch of our Healing Initiative in the Paradise Ridge community, which was greatly devastated by the Camp Fire 10 months ago.
If someone told me 3 years ago that I would be writing this letter today, that I would be doing what I am doing today, I would have never guessed. While I know now that I had some deep intuition Mindful Littles would be reality, I was not consciously aware at the time. I was not aware of my own intuitive capacities, my own divine spark.
This last week my 6-year old asked me a simple question, “Mommy, what is Labor Day?” I realized I hadn’t really spent any energy thinking about the meaning of this national holiday.
This moving meditation is to help children visualize the practice of rooting in order to rise. We root to ground, to find strength. We rise as we become heartful, kind to ourselves, others and the world around us.
This activity is a variation on the popular ice-breaker game, Toss the Beach Ball and is wonderful for children of any age range as well as adults. The idea is to inspire young children to think of the small things in their lives they’re grateful for.
This meditation practice is a great way to make the loving-kindness meditation concrete for elementary school children.Continue reading “Breathing Meditation: Loving-Kindness Buddy Wishes”
Ready for a little fun? In honor of National Scavenger Hunt Day, add a dose of mindfulness to a classic scavenger hunt with your little one.
I realized the other day that in my 40 years of living on this earth, I don’t think I have ever stopped to thank my knuckles — yup, my knuckles.