The Early Bird Gets the Zen: 6 Reasons to Teach Mindfulness and Yoga to Young Children

By Jacqueline Yeats In a world where busyness is often a badge of honour, teaching our children the art of mindfulness and the practice of yoga might just be the counterbalance needed for a healthier, more grounded generation.  Mindfulness and… Continue Reading >

How Mindfulness and Creative Play Help Kids Cope with School

Modern-day kids are overscheduled, overstimulated and just plain overwhelmed.  There’s little time left for nurturing creativity, strengthening family relationships or to just relax and be present in a moment. The rise of family overwhelm. In recent times, family dynamics have… Continue Reading >

Back-to-School Confidence Crisis? Here’s A Magical Toolkit for Confidence, Empowerment and Resilience

As the sun sets on the lazy days of summer, a sense of anticipation lingers in the air, marking the approaching return to school. A quiet hum of emotions fills the spaces between parents and children within this transition. The… Continue Reading >

How to be a Mindful Mum

Becoming a parent was one of the most exciting and challenging roles I had ever accepted. The job ad read a little something like this: “Are you in your 30s, in a serious relationship, already have a dog and looking… Continue Reading >

How to Cultivate Mindfulness in Children: The Little Potion Co’s Enchanting Journey into Mindful Magic

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, teaching children the art of mindfulness is like giving them a superpower. This essential life tool lays the groundwork for emotional well-being and equips them to navigate life’s currents with clarity of… Continue Reading >

Potion Play: Providing Magical Parent-Child Connections

A profound moment exists when a child innocently looks up and asks a parent to make time to play. This is every child’s wish. It’s a simple yet profoundly significant desire — a child opening their heart, extending an invitation… Continue Reading >

Teaching your children mindfulness

By Mellissa Hooper, Youthrive Psychologist   If your child is struggling to focus at home, school or otherwise you could try teaching them basic steps to mindfulness. This does not necessarily mean meditation or yoga; instead it can be small… Continue Reading >

Make Mindful Magic this Christmas with The Little Potion Co

Ah, the magic of Christmas! With the enchantment of twinkling lights, festive decorations, and an atmosphere filled with delightful scents from freshly cut pine to the warm spices of baking, Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year…. Continue Reading >

How to Introduce Mindfulness & Help Toddlers Manage Big Emotions

You’re through the sleepless nights of the baby stage and you’re now navigating a new set of challenges, trying to manage those big emotions during the toddler stage (people call this age terrible twos and threenagers for a reason right)?!… Continue Reading >

Stress Can Influence Fertility

Stress alone does not cause infertility, however, there is a link between stress and lowered chances of pregnancy. It appears your body knows that stressful times are not a good time to have a baby. Recent studies have confirmed links… Continue Reading >