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Be Your Child’s “CALM DOWN!”

The first person who needs to be calm when a child is having a tantrum is YOU. You’re not alone if you’ve raised your voice to ironically tell your child to “calm down!” We all need that reminder. My Mindful Mat is just as much for the parents as it is for the children. Let’s…

Rethink Time Out

Life is new to our little ones. Think about a new job. How well would you have done if you had been thrown into it with no training? So why do we expect our little ones to handle big emotions without any training? Here we’ll talk briefly about how you can take the traditional time out and time in methods and turn them into emotion regulation training.

Balanced Life Chart

It’s easy to fall into a rut with the technology around us. Help your child (or yourself) keep a balanced life with this simple FREE DIY Balanced Chore Chart. WHY & WHAT We live in a world that makes it easy to become one dimensional. By accomplishing something in each of the 6 balanced life…

Mini Mindful Journal (Free Printable Mindfulness Journal for Kids)

We are huge advocates for any type of personal journaling. There are several benefits of putting pen to paper with your thoughts and observations. To help, we have released a free printable “Mini Mindful Journal™” with 5 of the following kid-friendly mindful journaling activities. (Print your Mini Mindful Journal™ for free by clicking on the link below)

Mindful Discipline

Episode 11: What are the best parenting methods for strong-willed/independent toddlers?

What are the best parenting methods for strong-willed/independent toddlers? www.MyMindfulMat.com Daniel Kahneman on System One and System Two Thinking TRANSCRIPT [Brent] Welcome to the Intentional Family Moment. Take a moment with us as we discuss our thoughts on your family questions, then join us in our weekly challenge as we work together to be more…

Mindful Products: Why Organic Cotton?

Mindful Products Why Organic Cotton? At Coriaria (creators of My Mindful Mat™) we are mindful of the impact each of our products has on the environment, on our society, and especially on your family. In our “Mindful Products” series, we share with you the reasoning behind many of our product decisions. This week we discuss:…

Talking Time (Free Bedtime Conversation Starter Printable)

Talking Time +Free Bedtime Conversation Starter Printable This week on The Intentional Family Moment, we discuss the question “Why does Talking Time matter?”. Talking time is taking a few key moments to talk with your child before they go to sleep. It helps your child decompress, it helps you bond with your child and it…

Being a Mindful Example (Tips For Mindful Parenting)

Being A Mindful Example Tips Mindful Parenting This week on the intentional family moment podcast, we discussed the question “How can we help our children be present in a world that pulls them in every direction?” In our discussion, we came to the conclusion that one of the best ways to help your child be present…