Whether it be anxiety, frustration, sadness, anger or fear, it can be challenging to see (and manage) our children when they are experiencing big emotions. As parents, we can sometimes feel paralyzed, not certain of how best to respond. Mindfulness practice offers an effective way for parents to support our children to ride the waves of big emotions, instead of drowning in them. Mindfulness practice also supports parents to remain connected with our children when we as parents are experiencing the intense emotions. Neuroscience research has found that regular mindfulness practice, over time, has a calming effect on the brain, and thus is an effective way to foster emotion regulation. This workshop will share some engaging ways for parents to share mindfulness with their children - and to draw on mindfulness ourselves - when big emotions come to visit.
Specifically, parents will learn:
Who Should Attend:
Parents, grandparents, teachers, child development professionals and others who can help children grow will find these learning experiences filled with practical skills that can promote children's well-being and improve the lives of families.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Doors Open/Registration7:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Presentation 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Networking
Facilitator: Sara Marlowe
Date: January 30 2017
ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
Monday, January 30, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PMEastern Time Zone
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Hincks-Dellcrest Institute114 Maitland Street2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABCToronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1Canada416-924-1164
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