Mindful Parenting

Mindful Parenting

Mindfulness and Mindful Parenting can make the job of parenting easier, and more joyful. At the Sanctuary we run a series of courses for parents, offering them the chance to experience an introduction to mindfulness and mindful parenting.

Our Mindful Parenting course that is running in February:

  • is designed for parents and guardians of children aged 4 to 12.
  • supports both parent and child in reducing stress.
  • features a different topic each week, with supporting handouts.
  • offers a chance to meet other parents in a friendly supportive environment.
  • features a variety of teaching methods including short video clips, talks on the topic for the week, group discussion and the chance to practice mindfulness to reduce stress.

Mindful Parenting Course Feb 26th – April 2nd

Tuesday Mornings 10:30 -12:30 

BOOK HERE

Key Features:

  • Designed for parents and guardians of children aged 4 to 12
  • Supports both parent and child in reducing stress
  • Each week features a different topic with supporting handouts
  • A chance to meet other parents in a friendly supportive environment
  • The course features a variety of teaching methods including short video clips, talks on the topic for the week, group discussion and the chance to practice mindfulness to reduce stress.

The course will cover these topics:

Wk 1: Learning to be a More Mindful Parent:

What are some of the challenges of being a parent in today?

How can I learn to be more mindful when interacting with my child?

Wk 2: The Anxious Child, The Anxious Parent

Strategies to manage worry and anxiety for both self and child

Wk 3: Time and Technology

Creating healthy routines around screen-time, exploring both the advantages and disadvantages of technology use, enhancing family time.

Wk 4: The Angry Child, The Angry Parent

Cooling down strategies for self and child, effective ways of communicating with your child when there is conflict

Wk 5:  From Self-Esteem to Self-Compassion

How to nurture a healthy self-compassion in your child that avoids the pitfalls of comparing self with others

Wk 6:  Growing your Mindfulness Practice to Support Healthy Mind States for Parent and Child

Finding ways to take better care of yourself,  in the important work of parenting. Teaching your child how they can better mind themselves when they get stressed.

Our next Mindful Parenting course starts on February 26th with Dominic Cogan: Learn More / Book Here