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The Mindful Child

5 Easy And Effective Ways To Ease Kids' Stress

Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents

Stress can be dangerous -- and adults aren't the only ones who feel its harmful effects. As early as first grade, kids are able to identify what st...

More Science to Support What Parents Already Know: Spanking Children Can Have Long Term Negative Effects on Health and Well-Being

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 09.03.2012 | Parents
Susan Kaiser Greenland

This week a new study finds that children who are pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped or hit by a parent, or other adult in their household, are more likely to suffer from mood disorders, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug abuse/dependence, and several personality disorders as adults.

The Mindful Child: How To Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder & More Compassionate (VIDEO)

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Susan Kaiser Greenland

As I began to see the benefits of mindfulness meditation in my life, I wondered if it might also help my two young children. I shared simple mindfulness practices with them and was amazed at what I saw.

The ABCs of Mindful Learning: Attention, Balance and Compassion (VIDEO)

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

It's important our kids learn a new set of ABCs too -- one that draws upon the very old values of Attention, Balance and Compassion.