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The Journey Begins

Thank you for joining me on this mindfulness journey! My name is Marissa. I am a mother, wife, and kid's yoga teacher and owner of Namaste Young Yoga for Kids. I try my best to live in each moment, fully aware of all that is happening in this beautiful world. I will update this blog … Continue reading The Journey Begins

Benefits of Yoga for Children

"If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation."Dalai Lama There is a plethora of benefits when kids start learning yoga. It not only teaches them about their body, but about their minds as well. Once they see what their minds and bodies … Continue reading Benefits of Yoga for Children

15 Healthy And Mindful Snack Ideas For Kids

This post contains affiliate links. Now that summer is upon us a lot of us will be home with our kids A LOT! And with that comes the constant background noise of children asking for a snack. I know that mine ask for a snack almost every ten minutes. Sometimes they haven't even finished the … Continue reading 15 Healthy And Mindful Snack Ideas For Kids

Manifesting The Life You Want While Being An Awesome Mom

Do you scroll social media and see all these well put-together moms that have these amazing adventures and seem like they have such an exotic life? They have well behaved kids, go on outdoor adventures , and show off all of their hobbies and money making schemes via Instagram and Facebook. Oh, they also have … Continue reading Manifesting The Life You Want While Being An Awesome Mom

Giving Your Children A Magical Childhood

I am beyond grateful for the magic that my parents, especially my mother, made for my sisters and I. Memories of chasing fairies, searching for leprechauns, and reading about dragons are still fresh in my mind. I remember the magic of holidays, and the everyday magic in between. I only hope that I can give … Continue reading Giving Your Children A Magical Childhood

Small Steps to Cleaner & Greener Living

Ever since I was a child I have worried about our planet. As a kid I worried about how much water was being wasted in the drippy bathroom faucet. I also worried about our planet running out of water because too many people let their faucets drip. I worried about cutting too many trees for … Continue reading Small Steps to Cleaner & Greener Living

10 Steps to Becoming Mindful, Living in the Moment, and Controlling Anxiety

Mindfulness: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. What does that mean in your everyday life? For me, it means fully engaging in every task. Whether I'm folding laundry, vacuuming, doing dishes, playing with my children, or doing yoga, I am fully aware of all that is happening. I am taking … Continue reading 10 Steps to Becoming Mindful, Living in the Moment, and Controlling Anxiety