Parents play an important role in promoting healthy brain development and creating the foundation for strong relationships. Mindful Moments teaches parents and their children mindfulness skills and principles to help manage strong emotions and reduce the likelihood of impulsive behaviour and mental health concerns. Empowering parents with mindfulness skills improves their ability to manage stressful situations which further stabilizes the home environment while teaching positive and supportive parenting skills improves mental wellness and builds healthy, strong families and communities.
Engaging children and teens can be challenging and that during this pandemic many families may be struggling even more to adjust to the circumstances and experiencing added stress. The Mindful Moments virtual 8-week program will support caregivers and children to learn and practice mindfulness strategies to strengthen family relationships.
The first online program will begin as follows:
Parent session – Tuesday, May 12 at 4:00 p.m.
Children session – Thursday, May 14 at 1:00 p.m.