Mindful Parenting: How to Respond Instead of React

This week, we focused on preparing our 8th graders for their upcoming ISEE testing through a lesson on mindfulness. Studies show a practice of mindfulness helps students focus better, leading to increased learning, improved mental health and wellbeing, and better decision-making and social skills. One way we can encourage mindfulness in our children is by modeling mindfulness.

Read on to learn more about mindful parenting: 

https://www.gottman.com/blog/mindful-parenting-how-to-respond-instead-of-react/

Christina Jarke, Counselor