Posts From Susan Verde

Raising Mindful Teens Without Losing Your Mind

As a mom of teens I hear myself repeating the same “requests ” over and over until ultimately they become “barking orders ” and I have turned into a nagging

Try this Parent/Child Partner Yoga Sequence to Strengthen the Ties that Bond

Whatever metaphor works best, finding time to really connect with your child can be a challenge…

Help Your Kids Transition in Spring Time!

Even though this time of year can “come in like a lion ” with a few extra bits of snow and cold it’s a great transition that leads us into

4 Effective ways to deal w/ back to school anxiety

Using these “tools” before school starts and throughout the year can help you and your children navigate stress and anxiety.

Managing the Holidays Mindfully

The Holidays can be a wonderful time of year filled with smells and tastes and sights that engage and excite the senses. It can also be a time filled with

3 Ways Yoga Helps Your Kids Get Ready for School

School is approaching and in some places in the country it has actually begun. There are some wonderful tools out there to help your kids get both their brains and bodies ready for school and helping to keep them calm and focused.

Going to the Mat: 5 Ways Yoga Helped Me Leave a Bad Relationship by Rediscovering My Truth

It had been years, years of miscommunication and misunderstanding, years of anger of not feeling “seen” of losing myself or maybe hiding myself…

Mental Reboot! 4 Ways to Cultivate a Beginnerís Mind

The other night I told my son to go wash his hands for dinner as I do every evening. The next thing I knew he is saying “mom watch this!

Stop the Negative Self-Talk! Give Yourself a #mindhug

We would never say to our friends, family, children, heck even strangers, the kind of things we tell ourselves. Why is it that our heads are often filled with negative self-talk?

How Mindfulness Has Helped Me with Separation

As much as the summer is my absolute favorite time of year, this summer so far has been one full of BIG emotions. My 14-year-old son decided last year he