How to be a mindful parent

April Hadley, MSW discusses mindful parenting
April Hadley, MSW (left) discusses mindful parenting

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Parenting is full of joy and challenges, but it can also produce stress. The Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness has workshops to help parents respond more effectively to challenges.

The Center offers mindfulness-based stress reduction, mindful self-compassion, presentations and workshops. It applies mindfulness practices to parenting by teaching parents about awareness, compassion, do-overs, and community support.

The Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness is holding a Mindful Parenting Workshop on Saturday, March 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at Renew Mama Yoga Studio in Grand Rapids. The program is $85 per person or $110 per couple. To register, visit www.renewmamastudio.com.

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