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How To Practice The Art Of Mindfulness With Our Children

According to Jon Kabat-Zinn (21st century mindfulness guru), “Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In other words, mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing on your current moment and not worrying about the past or anticipating the future. It is the action of being in the […]

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Anxiety

More than Worried: 5 Types of Childhood Anxiety You Need to Know

Worry and anxiety are part of our everyday life. Browsing the news headlines or scrolling through Facebook may fuel your tension, nerves or worry. However, in proportional doses, worry can serve it’s worthy purpose of alerting us to danger and motivating us to take action. Discerning between what is normal and necessary worry and what is beyond […]

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July 4th fireworks display

4th of July Fireworks with Kids: When, Where and How!

America’s birthday is just around the corner and Seacoast Moms Blog is your source for where, when and how to enjoy all the local July 4th fireworks displays!  Monday, July 3 Portsmouth, NH: Over South Mill Pond Saco, Maine: At Funtown/Splashtown USA Tuesday, July 4 Dover, NH: Over Henry Law Park Hampton Beach, NH: At […]

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Emotionally Resilient Children

How to Raise Emotionally Resilient Children

Raising emotionally resilient children in a time of helicopter parenting is seriously divergent from the overbearing norm we’ve become accustomed to. You know the parents – they move along the ground under the monkey bars for fear their little one could fall. They apologize on behalf of their child. Or worse, demand apologies from others […]

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