By Emma Burns, Mindfulness and Yoga Teacher and Founder of Me Love Yoga – www.meloveyoga.com.
As a parent I believe the best way to teach our children to be mindful is to live mindfully ourselves, modelling the behaviour we want our children to emulate. It takes practice but when you feel negative emotions, perhaps annoyance, irritation, upset or anger at your child’s behaviour remember to S.T.O.P:
S is for STOP
Simply pause. This can be the hardest step …