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Expert Tips On Mindful Parenting (For Everything Motherhood Throws At You)

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19. Help Them Be The Light

Doing good for others is a great way to process difficult emotions. Dr. Kuzirian shared, "After we have been in survival mode, our adrenaline is pumping and we can be full of energy that feels uncomfortable and that we aren't sure what to do with. If you are safe, but now having to confront the emotional fall out of what just happened- bringing attention to others can be a relief. Practicing small acts of kindness keeps your child's heart and mind busy and empowered. This may be gathering supplies for local shelters, sending an email filled with love to a friend or family member, or meditating or praying for those still in harm's way."