Life As A Conscious Mom

Life As A Conscious Mom


FRIDAY WISDOM: BREATHE – Teach Your Child to Relax

Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously.

Breathe Card #42 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special Moms’ Edition)

Today I drew the Breathe Card.

Breathing is a great tool that can help your child manage everything from fear to hyperactivity. The key to getting your child to use tools is to have them see how much using the tool can benefit them. Otherwise, it just seems like something your trying to make them do, and child psychology will tell you, they’ll want to do the opposite.

For Your Child

Children especially will hold their breath when they are afraid or in pain.  Teaching your child to breathe through those situations will support her* during moments of crisis and well into the future.  Teaching her to breathe deeply will help her develop tools that provide calming and soothing benefits.  If she is sleepless, restless or hyperactive, employing deep breathing may be the key.  To teach her how to deep breathe, have her lie on her back and rest her hands on her belly button and on her chest.  Have her focus on breathing all the way down in to her belly and filling up like a balloon until she feels her chest rise.  Then have her deflate the balloon by exhaling her breath, allowing it to roll from her chest down to the belly. You may also consider this card as a message to give your child some breathing room.  Have you evaluated your child’s abilities recently?  Have you forgotten to grow with your child?  It is easy to get stuck in seeing your child at a certain age and continue to do things that may be no longer necessary or appropriate.  Take this opportunity to review your interactions with your child, with an eye to giving her some breathing room.

Breathe: Card #42 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition), Illustrated by Samantha Bachechi, Creative Medium LTD (C) 2010-2012 Conscious Living Unlimited LLC

**A note about The Conscious Living Guide Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition): There are 42 cards in the deck and a guide book. The guide book includes insight for you which is meant to help you live life more consciously as well as insight for your child, which is meant to help support you in your Conscious Parenting. *Additionally, to avoid the awkwardness of saying he/she all the time, I have picked one gender to identify in each card.

© 2012 Christine Agro

Come join me for free at The Conscious Mom’s Guide. I uploaded two new videos – one a pre-pregnancy reading I did with a lovely miracle ending and the other is a Conscious Parenting Tip – Stop, Listen and Interact.

Have questions about your child or need support? Christine offers private readings as well as on-line support at The Consicous Mom’s Guide

Christine Agro is a clairvoyant, naturopath, Master Herbalist, conscious mom and author of 50 Ways to Live Life Consciously as well as of The Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition). Christine is founder of The Conscious Mom’s Guide , a membership site where she helps support you on your own journey of living life consciously and on your journey of being a Conscious parent. You can also join Christine on Facebook. To contact Christine, invite her to speak or to schedule an appointment with her please email her



Advertisement
Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Post a Comment



Previous Posts

What can Jealousy and Envy Teach Our Children?
When we choose Conscious Parenting there is no shortage of teachable moments. Almost every situation offers us a moment to share insight, to point out something unique about ourselves or the world and to help our child become critical thinkers about not only their lives, but the world we live in.

posted 8:01:24am Feb. 19, 2013 | read full post »

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Sick and Tired of Getting Sick? Consider Bee Propolis
When it comes to preventative health and wellness, Bee Propolis is one of the most effective and supportive natural remedies available to us today. Propolis is considered an herb because it changes little from its material state. Propolis is comprised of resins which bees collect from tree buds a

posted 9:38:43am Feb. 12, 2013 | read full post »

Where Have I Been?
It’s such a simple question, but such an involved question. December was a particularly challenging month for Caidin and it made me stop and reflect on this blog. I love sharing information, insight and guidance and my ‘way’ has always been to share real life stories. I think they help y

posted 11:03:37am Feb. 11, 2013 | read full post »

The NRA Wants Armed Gunmen In The Schools
I'm sorry, but when, how, why and in what world, does the NRA have any say into what happens in our schools. Their push to put armed gunmen in schools is unfathomable to me. Schools take considerable precautions today, ones we wish they didn't have to. But really, if a school system feels the

posted 1:57:31pm Jan. 17, 2013 | read full post »

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Reset Your Mind
Last year I had the opportunity to read iDisorder by Dr. Larry Rosen. (Interview with Dr. Larry Rosen) It is a book that explores the role technology has on mental disorders. But what I found most important in his book is the notion that our brain doesn't 'shut down' when we turn off the computer,

posted 9:18:07am Jan. 15, 2013 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.