14. Mindful Parenting
What Is Mindful Parenting?
Do You Want To Learn More Strategies And Rituals To Support Mindful Parenting?
What Does The Research Say About Mindful Parenting's Effectiveness?
Join Us For A Practical And Theoretical Conversation About Parenting With Conscious Awareness.
There are diverse ways to be an effective parent. In this episode Dr. Rae Littlewood and Dr. Diana Hill discuss Parenting with Mindfulness and Awareness.
Dr. Littlewood explores 5 dimensions of Mindful Parenting:
Listening with full attention
Nonjudgmental acceptance of self and child
Emotional awareness of self and child
Self-regulation of the parenting relationship
Compassion for self and child
Dr. Hill presents 5 practices to promote mindful parenting
Approach your child as a sunset, not a math problem
Move away from "Top Down Parenting" toward "Inside Out Parenting"
Support peaceful conflict resolution
Use a mindfulness bell in the home
Guide your child in nighttime loving kindness meditation
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