The moment the idea of our nonprofit organization, Mindful Littles, came to my heart and mind, I knew that it felt different. Perhaps it was the unshakeable knowing that was the difference.
Planting Seeds of Compassion for Yourself & Others
Noticing the parallels between plant nature and human nature helps us appreciate the ways we, too, thrive when we receive and give nurturing. In this activity, setting an intention with your child before planting herb seeds connects you to the potential to grow compassion for ourselves and others.
Setting Intentions Provides a ‘Why’ for the ‘What’
In the beginning of any new year, we hear a lot about resolutions and goal setting. But what is the purpose of these resolutions and promises we make to ourselves? That’s where intention setting comes in.
Mindful Parenting Round-Up: Re-Thinking Resolutions
Does your family make New Year’s resolutions? Historically ours has not because 1) there’s a lot of pressure to keep a New Year’s resolution once committed; 2) these resolutions require personal introspection I generally prefer to avoid; and 3) my kids do not need me nagging them about one more thing they are supposed to be doing or not doing. Continue reading “Mindful Parenting Round-Up: Re-Thinking Resolutions”
Make It a Habit: One Word Daily Intention
In the book "Awakening Joy for Kids" as well as his adult course "Awakening Joy," James Baraz (co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center) describes ten wholesome habits to create well-being in...