3 Simple Ways to Breathe with your Kids

Many teachers find that their entry point into mindfulness is to explore simple practices with their students. Pausing for breath breaks is one easy way to start this exploration, to bring some calm into the space, and to feel the effects of deep breaths on the body and mind. Below are three examples of breathing practices that have worked well …

We’re All in this Together: How a Teacher’s Mindfulness Practice can be a Gift for Kids

I’ve asked hundreds of children the question, “What do you worry about?” And I have hundreds of slips of paper with their honest and anonymous responses: “homework” “juggling school and out-of-school activities” “getting bad grades” “my parents are too busy to help me” “friends drifting apart” “my dad moving out” “making my parents proud” “my grandmother’s dying” “finding out there’s …