Parenting & Family

Articles and resources to help parents find more joy and less stress in the most important role of raising kids, plus advice on using mindfulness tools to help build resilient families.

In our culture it’s a point of pride to be over scheduled, stressed, and frazzled.  Anything else qualifies us as lazy, unmotivated, and (gasp!) average.  True story:  I overheard the following conversation in a restaurant in Harvard Square last fall.  I assume  it was parents’ weekend at Harvard, for as I looked around the restaurant […]

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Mindful Communication

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Using mindfulness to navigate a difficult conversation mindful communication PR

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 Everyday Mindfulness With Children

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Incorporate mindfulness into your child’s day to boost self-regulation skills Everyday Mindfulness With Children PR

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Five Tools for Mindful Parenting

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Tips to help you be a cool, calm, compassionate parent Five Tools for MIndful Parenting PR

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Mindfulness for College Freshmen

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Stress less about going off to college Mindfulness for College Freshmen PR

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Why Teens Should Meditate

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Having trouble convincing a teen to try meditation? Look at this tip sheet Why a Teen Would Want to Meditate

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Using Technology Mindfully

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Tips to stay in control of technology as opposed to having technology control you Using Technology Mindfully PR

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-Take a fresh look at affirmations Affirmations to Accompany Your Mindfulness Practice pr

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 Mindful Nutrition for You and Your Kids

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Teach kids to be more aware of what they are eating Mindful family eating

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Creating a Mindful Classroom 

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Tips for educators Creating a Mindful Classroom

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