Mindful Parenting, by Rachel Hawkes
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Being a parent today is no walk in the park. Our children are in a whole new world, facing not only more academic pressure and increased exams from a much younger age, but also the joys of social media.
Of course, we want our children to thrive, socially and academically, but most of all, what we want is for them to find happiness in a stressful and, sometimes, overwhelming world. Research is abundant on the many benefits of Mindfulness; boosting happiness, reducing anxiety and depression, improving focus and building emotional intelligence. All of the traits and skills that we wish for our children.
In Mindful Parenting, Rachel Hawkes, mother of twins, children’s yoga teacher and massage therapist, brings together some of the most well-known techniques to create 40 easy to use Mindful Techniques that you can share with your child. Written in Rachel’s relaxed style, this book is easy to pick up and acknowledges the ‘imperfect parent’ in us all. Her varied approach brings a great sense of fun to mindfulness and the result is a wonderfully engaging collection of experiences for you to share with your child. Dip in, or read it all the way through; the chapters are simply set, with styles of mindfulness that will appeal to children across a wide range of ages and learning styles.
With the added benefit of a comprehensive resource list and lots of free downloads, Rachel has provided everything the reader needs to create their own ‘mindful toolbox’. Mindful Parenting offers ample material to keep any parent equipped with mindful activities well past the reading of the book. So sit back, take a breath and get ready to enjoy some fabulous Mindful Moments with your child.
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