Tag: Preschool mindfulness summit

Join Us This Week… Preschool Mindfulness Summit

Join Shannon Wanless, child development expert, and Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids for a discussion with Helen Maffini of the Preschool Mindfulness Summit about how parents and educators of young children can use mindfulness and social and emotional skill building in their everyday practices. Our interview will be made available this Thursday, January …

What Is Mindfulness and Why Is It Important for my Preschooler or Preschool Classroom?

What is Mindfulness? Though the word is used frequently, it’s rarely defined. And there are a number of misconceptions too about what it may entail. Very simply stated, mindfulness is noticing your body functions (breathing, heart beating) and emotions, becoming focused on the moment at hand, and thinking about your thinking. It also involves letting go …

Dealing with Young Children’s Big Feelings!

Join me today (free) in the Preschool Mindfulness Summit! What do you do when your toddler or preschooler melts down in the Target checkout line? I share specific examples of how parents can help young children deal with their big feelings in ways that build social and emotional skills – while cultivating them in yourself …

Preschool Mindfulness Summit Next Week!

Our children are dealing with increasing pressures at younger ages – to perform academically, in sports, and in the arts. While we know they will encounter stress, we can offer them tools to deal constructively with anxiety on their own when it arises. Offering practice in mindfulness in simple ways both at school and at …