Mindful Monday: Mindful Parenting

Posted on July 31, 2017 by JoAnne

“To bring mindful attention and awareness into your interactions with your child really seems to set the stage for you to be a good parent,” says Justin Parent, lead author of the study.

There are 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.

These skills potentially help preserve the parent-child relationship, while also providing positive role modeling of how to handle difficult situations.

Read the full article here:  https://www.mindful.org/mindful-parenting-may-keep-kids-trouble/

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