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Yogamint articles relating to Children

  • 16-Sep-2012

    Coming of a Soul

    Celebrating New Life

    The coming of a new baby is a joyous time full of hope and promise. Each culture finds ways to celebrate this event. In the Kundalini Yoga tradition, the 120th day of pregnancy is a time of...

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  • 15-Jul-2012

    Getting Juicy

    Yoga for Fertility

    For couples longing to conceive, fertility is a juicy topic. Yoga offers many tools that can help you prepare mentally, physically and emotionally for the journey to parenthood.

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  • 11-Mar-2012

    Postpartum Palate

    Nutrition for New Moms

    Following one of the most amazing, exhausting, and transformational life events a woman can experience, a new mother is in special need of highly nutritious, healing foods.

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  • 15-Jan-2012

    Raise Your Voice

    Yoga for the Chorus

    Thursday, 9 a.m. – It’s time for Chorus in the high school. Please come into the Music Room and take a seat with the other students. To warm up your voice, we’ll begin with deep breathing...

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  • 27-Nov-2011

    Bless the Children

    A Mother's Prayer

    In the realm of cosmic lessons, nothing more clearly teaches, “You’re not the doer” quite like motherhood. You can instill values, set schedules, pack the lunches and kiss boo-boos,

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  • 20-Nov-2011

    Little Party Animals

    Yoga-Themed Birthdays

    Want to do something unique for your child’s next birthday party? How about a yoga party? A yoga-themed party gives your child (and the birthday guests) opportunity fun way to get exercise...

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  • 11-Sep-2011

    Peaceful Pregnancy

    Nurturing Mother and Child

    It has long been known by yogis—and science now agrees—that the length and quality of time babies spend in utero is highly influential, not just in terms of the obvious physical development but in...

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  • 14-Aug-2011

    Food for Thought

    Inspire Healthy Habits

    Inspiring those you love to eat healthy foods can be challenging. Children can be resistant to trying new things, particularly veggies or multi-ingredient recipes.

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  • 19-Jun-2011

    A Captive Audience

    Teaching Yoga to Incarcerated Teens

    My journey teaching incarcerated teens began with an experience at a Yoga Journal conference. I was attending a guided meditation workshop when a voice in my head said: “You must teach yoga...

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  • 15-May-2011

    Take-Along Treats

    Crunchy Granola Bars

    As the afternoons begin to warm up, it’s hard to resist the urge to get out and soak up the springtime sun. While the weather entices you outdoors, you may also find yourself eating away from home more...

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  • 08-May-2011

    Hit the Road Yogis

    Traveling with Kids

    Fun…adventure…and sometimes a little bit of crazy. When you travel with kids, chances are you’ll experience it all at some point. Whether you are embarking on a short trek or an international...

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  • 01-May-2011

    Teach Them Well

    Raising Confident Teens

    As a parent of three children, I have faced the challenge of guiding my children in so many ways. Watching my two daughters move through their teen years of self-discovery...

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  • 27-Feb-2011

    Dragonflies vs. Butterflies

    Yoga for Warrior Children

    Yoga is about balance in our bodies and our lives. The yin and yang of yoga is the softness, the receptivity coupled with the focus and the projective energy. In my role as a trainer for children’s...

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  • 20-Feb-2011

    ABC's of Ear Aches

    Homeopathy for Children

    Every year, countless children suffer from recurring ear infections. The antibiotics children are prescribed don’t seem to be working any more. So what is a parent to do when their two-year old...

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  • 13-Feb-2011

    Kid-Proof Meals

    Healthy and Fun Foods

    Feeding children healthy meals can be overwhelming at times. After all, what you place in front of them now is what will help their bodies and brains grow and develop into healthy adults.

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  • 06-Feb-2011

    Postpartum Cocoon

    The First 40 Days of Life

    Few things in life redefine a woman as intensely and rapidly as having a baby. Not only does birth bring a child, sensitive and new, into the world, but it also marks a rebirth for the mother...

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  • 07-Nov-2010

    Fun for Kids

    Take a Yoga Break

    If you have been thinking about doing yoga with your kids, or kids in general, now is the time to start. Yoga is a great activity for parents and children to do together, with the child motivating the parent...

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  • 10-Oct-2010

    Little Buddhas

    The Wisdom of Children

    My youngest daughter has not yet learned to talk, yet she instructs me every day on how to live in the present. She isn't lost in the past or the future; every fiber of her being is right here in the moment...

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  • 19-Sep-2010

    To Vaccinate or Not

    Making Informed Decisions

    Many of my homeopathic patients have asked me about the topic of immunizations. I suggest that parents be educated on the topic and understand both sides of the story.

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  • 22-Aug-2010

    Running on Full

    Mama Needs Nurturing

    Women by nature are givers, inherently designed to be mothers, whether mothering a business, household, garden, community, or our children.

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  • 27-Jun-2010

    Moments of Wonder

    Yoga For Special Needs Children

    Children with special needs benefit greatly from the practice of yoga. With these kids, the first rule is that the child feels no pressure to compete.

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  • 23-May-2010

    Cultivating Kids

    Inspiring a Love for Veggies

    Are you one of the millions of parents that have to bribe your kids to eat veggies? Getting your kid to eat green things can be impossible or easy, depending...

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  • 20-Dec-2009

    Family Yoga

    A Gift for Any Season

    Why yoga for children? Twenty-five years ago, that question was most likely asked about martial arts. Now there are classes for children at martial arts studios around every corner.

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  • 30-Aug-2009

    Child's Play

    Yoga for the Jungle Gym Set

    Children are naturals when it comes to yoga! They are built to move, love a challenge, and are born playful.

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  • 23-Aug-2009

    Bumps and Bruises

    Homeopathy for Where it Hurts

    Nature placed Arnica Montana where it is of most use—along the slopes of mountains.

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