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 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.
Parent Session: mothers or fathers who want to learn mindful practice and strategies to strengthen parent/daughter relationships.
Child Sessions: daughters learn mindful practice strategies and build a relationship with mom or dad.
This group provides dads and children with an opportunity to engage in parallel groups that will teach mindfulness strategies and strengthen father/child(ren) relationships.