Every evening before bedtime, we sit on the floor of our living room for candle breathing where we incorporate mindfulness, reflect on the highs and lows of the day, give thanks, and recite powerful mantras. We create space to relate to one another on a deeper level and calm our minds and bodies through this wind down routine.
As parents, one of our main goals is to raise happy and healthy kids. Neuroscientific research highlights happiness and well-being are skills that can be developed, and mindfulness meditation is a tool we can use to achieve them. Here are 3 reasons why you should practice mindfulness meditation with your child.