Mindful Eating for Children: Connecting with Nature

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Eat Local and In Season.

It’s natural to become more mindful the more we connect with nature. By eating local foods that are in season, our bodies adapt to our climates and we connect more with the area in which we live. We also become more mindful about the rhythms of the seasons and the increase in active and expansive energy in the summer and the inward reflection of winter. Most children are still naturally connected to these rhythms. Continue reading