10 episodes

Conversations with parenting experts & real talk from our community to help moms keep calm through the ups and downs of parenting.

(C) 2019 www.yvettejain.com

Calmversations with Yvette Yvette Jain

    • Kids & Family

Conversations with parenting experts & real talk from our community to help moms keep calm through the ups and downs of parenting.

(C) 2019 www.yvettejain.com

    5 Minute Morning Meditation Demo

    5 Minute Morning Meditation Demo

    This meditation is for those who find meditation to be very challenging. Sit with me for 5 minutes, I’ll let you into my mind. Yes - I’ll say exactly what I’m thinking in this morning’s meditation. And if you have a lot of thoughts, like, me, you’ll enjoy this one.

    • 5 min
    Concentration on the Breath

    Concentration on the Breath

    A concentration exercise focusing on the breath in preparation for meditation. 8 minutes.

    #focus #concentration #meditationpractice #audiomeditation

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    • 7 min
    Stilling the Body

    Stilling the Body

    A concentration exercise to still the body in preparation for meditation. 5 minutes.

    #focus #concentration #meditationpractice #audiomeditation

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    www.yvettejain.com

    • 5 min
    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys with Dr. Adam Price

    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys with Dr. Adam Price

    Brain Development

    Setting Boundaries

    Boys & Sports, Athleticism, “Masculinity”

    How we socialize boys, how we can teach them to understand and articulate their feelings; understanding that feelings have jobs to do

    How to cultivate Vulnerability & Authenticity

    Tips on raising the teenage boy (also true for toddlers and young children):
    - Don’t take things personally
    - Avoid power struggles
    - Listen to understand/ Listen before you speak

    “He’s Not Lazy” by Dr. Adam Price
    https://www.amazon.com/Hes-Not-Lazy-Empowering-Believe/dp/1454916877

    “The Unmotivated Teen” by Dr. Adam Price
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-unmotivated-teen

    Calmversations with Yvette by Yvette Jain www.yvettejain.com © 2019

    • 25 min
    4-7-8 Breathing Technique

    4-7-8 Breathing Technique

    Practice the 4-7-8 breathing technique to calm the nervous system when you sense you’re lost in your thoughts, about to have a meltdown, or are having trouble falling asleep.

    • 3 min
    Managing Big Emotions from Little People with Dr. Stephanie Samar from the Child Mind Institute

    Managing Big Emotions from Little People with Dr. Stephanie Samar from the Child Mind Institute

    Dr. Stephanie Samar from the Child Mind Institute gives us tools to help our kids manage big emotions:

    - Model your awareness & ways you cope with stress
    - share your emotional vocabulary and your struggle
    - demonstrate problem solving

    Exercises to help us all keep calm:

    - Take deep breaths; get oxygen to the brain
    - Teach belly breathing to young children
    - 4-7-8 breathing technique
    - share your coping skills, give your child positive affirmations
    - Take a Break!! Rest
    - Eat well rounded meals

    Can being bored be a good thing? Benefits to boredom: increase imagination, problem-solving skills, and creativity (if you can tolerate a little whining)

    What to do if your child opts out of activities consistently

    Helping teens to understand themselves, their bodies, and their identity.

    Acceptance vs. Expectations as parents

    How to build distress tolerance and grit

    For parents - develop radical acceptance and adjust expectations, create support system at school, and work with smaller achievable goals


    Child Mind Institute https://childmind.org Calmversations with Yvette by Yvette Jain www.yvettejain.com (c) 2019

    • 37 min

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