Hands on Techniques for Peace with Kids

Hands on Techniques for Peace with Kids

This week’s article comes from KidCentered.com marketing partner (and social media expert and RN and mother of two) Audrey “Christie” McLaughlin. Enjoy! Hands on Techniques for Peace with Kids by Audrey “Christie” McLaughlin Do you teach your kids meditation techniques? How do you help your kids control and let go of their emotions? Earlier this summer I shared some of my One-Minute Meditation techniques (check...

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Raising Independent Kids: A Double-Edged Sword

Raising Independent Kids: A Double-Edged Sword

NOTE: As with all of the posts here on our Splog…we are simply sharing ideas and personal experiences. We believe it is up to each parent to choose what is best for him/herself and his/her children. We are not saying our way is the “right” way — not at all. We are simply sharing in the hopes of stirring up thoughts, feelings, and analysis inside of YOU, to get you thinking (and acting on) what’s best for you and...

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Tips for Family Camping

Tips for Family Camping

Do you take your kids camping? I don’t know about you, but my family never went camping when I was a kid. And as a parent, we often want to make sure our own children don’t miss out on the things we feel we missed as kids. My husband was actually the one who introduced me to camping, and I immediately fell in love with it. We camped out a lot before we had kids of our own (he was a Life Scout and still has mad skillz when it comes to...

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3 Ways to Start Meditation Traditions

3 Ways to Start Meditation Traditions

3 Ways to Start Meditation Traditions by Audrey Christie McLaughlin What kind of traditions do you have in your family? We all have them… some are good and some are not so good. Why not start a tradition around meditation? Here are some fun ways to do so: 1. Around the Table. Each meal you sit down to, when the food is on the table and everyone is seated, practice this simple breath. Breathe in: “I calm my body,” breathe out:...

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