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One Breath at a Time: 4 Simple Breathing Exercises for Kids and Adults

One Breath at a Time by Mariam Gates. Illustration of child breathing by Sarah Jane Hinder
Illustrations by Sarah Jane Hinder

Mindful breathing exercises can help children (and adults) develop the tools they need for self-soothing and self-regulating as they navigate life’s stresses

Anyone who spends time with children regularly knows they can go through a wide range of emotions — in a single morning. Learning how to navigate some of the ‘big feelings’ like anger, frustration, and sadness can

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