It is mid-November, therefore we must begin preparing for 1) a sumptuous feast to end all feasts and 2) extended time spent with family, friends and neighbors and 3) all the high and low feelings that come with embracing the season. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming, though. What if we carved out a portion of that preparation energy and diverted a bit to fully embrace (in ourselves) and encourage (in our littles) feelings of gratitude both leading up to and on Thanksgiving Day? Continue reading “Mindful Parenting Round-Up: Gratitude & Thanksgiving”
- Jennifer LaForce, Bay Area Girl Scout Troop Leader
class for our Kindergarten Daisy Scouts. Tanuka taught the girls
through stories and pictures about what life is like for children
living in Haiti. We decorated and put together pencil cases for
students there. Tanuka also guided us through a mindful moment
incorporating yoga movements and breathing techniques. A few months
later, the girls were thrilled to receive artwork back from the
students in Haiti. We loved our Mindful Littles class and found that
it helped to open the girls’ eyes to the world around them!
- Carolyn Seaton, Superintendent of Orinda Union School District
- Beth Goldberg, Director of Development for Youth Homes
-Iris Wu, Youth Leader, Age 19
- Kim Morrow, Local Bay Area Parent
- Travis Groft, Veteran
- Danielle Castro, Youth Leader, Age 17
-Jennifer Kamal, Local Bay Area Parent
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