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Ensuring you have Happy Kids is the most important thing for any parent.
Here at Mellownest we think it’s pretty important that everyone has an understanding about the most influential organ in their body – their brain!
This video was created in response to a school based project, teaching children about the impact of stress on the brain. Science tells us that when we’re calm and our brains are working in an integrated way, we can make good decisions and easily solve problems but also that when we have big feelings like anger or stress that we can get thrown off track and need some help to get back to an integrated state again.
Our short film for kids explaining some brain basics.#understandinglittlebrains
Posted by Mellownest on Sunday, February 4, 2018
We wanted to make something fun and simple that parents would be able to watch with their children to help them begin to understand the link between their brain and their feelings and behaviours. A lot of parents have been in touch to say that it helped them to understand their brain better too!
We hope that the video starts a conversation in your family!
For more mindful parenting tips and fun family ideas head to Mellownest.co.uk.
Claire and Dr Nneka founded Mellownest with a simple purpose; to inspire and empower mums. Their backgrounds in Psychology and Wellbeing mean they know what it takes to stay happy, healthy and connected to your values. Recognised for their mindful, relationship-based approach to parenting, regular contributors to Mumbler and been featured on Motherly and Parent.com.