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Three key factors to Mindful Parenting:

  • Be present. Identify your own feelings when you are stressed
  • Do not engage responding in anger.
  • Communication skills: Listening carefully and responding effectively.
 
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Mindful Parenting: How to Respond Instead of React

Mindful Parenting

Mindful parenting is the act of being present, now, with experiences you face with your children. It is a scientific approach to help you become a change agent for your child. Your presence and influence on your children are the greatest gifts you can ever give your children mindful parenting is a method to make change happen.

Mindful parenting is an approach to parenting for healing, healthier, and happier relationships with your child.

Mindful Parenting and Tips

If you are a foster parent, grandparent or a divorced parent raising a child there may be behavioral problems present with children you are caring for. Any parent in today’s society is facing stress and hardships with raising families. The solution to help children starts with the caregiver/parent instituting an environment that offers a home with security and structure. The best action plan to help children is to be a positive parent role model offering a nurturing therapeutic environment. Mindfulness Parenting starts while you’re pregnant and is a gift throughout a lifetime.

Mindful Parenting and Tips

Positive parenting role modeling will determine the success of a child’s endurance in social and emotional skills as well as to provide the best intervention assistance for troubled youth. Positive parenting role modeling is creating “mindfulness awareness.” Mindfulness is the act of a parent being aware of their own triggers and issues and identifying if they are responding to the child’s behaviors or out of their own insecurities and fears.

Mindfulness, self-awareness, is a work in progress for a parent to examine their own triggers, fears and behavioral responses to stress. Our childhood experiences shape our conditioned responses and impact our personalities and who we are today. The role of parenting is stressful. However, instituting support to become mindful in parenting helps children build positive habits, promotes a child’s self-esteem and improves behavior.


Mindful Parenting and Tips

Mindfulness in parenting is acting being attentive, non-judging, and non-reacting in interactions with their children.


Here are a few tips in Mindfulness parenting

  • Do not Engage
  • Accountability
  • Institute Time Out
  • Remain Calm
  • Consistency in Rules and Expectations
  • Positive Rewards for Behavior
  • Accentuate Composure in Communication Skills

Three key factors to Mindful Parenting:

  • Be present. Identify your own feelings when you are stressed
  • Do not engage responding in anger.
  • Communication skills: Listening carefully and responding effectively.

Mindful Parenting Tips


How-To-Do Three key factors to Mindful Parenting:

1.Noticing your own feelings when you’re in conflict with your child

2. Learning to pause before responding in anger

3. Listening carefully to a child’s viewpoint even when disagreeing with it

Mindful parenting is relatively new and a powerful intervention demonstrated by research to be effective for all parents including those with children suffering from psychopathology. (mental health & behavioral disorders).

According to new research, mindful parenting helps kids to less likely get depression, anxiety or use drugs. Mindfulness parenting promotes coping skills and positive behavior in their kids. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Jan;44(1):191-202. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-9978-x. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25633828

Mindful Parenting Tips Resources to help you more:

Activities Guide: Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence



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