I Remember My Breath: Mindful Breathing for All My Feelings (Hardcover)

I Remember My Breath: Mindful Breathing for All My Feelings By Lynn Rummel, Karen Bunting (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Rummel, Karen Bunting (Illustrator)
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Description


Visualization and mindful breathing for kids helps children recognize and manage their feelings.

Young children have so many feelings. Without accessible emotional self-regulation strategies, children may communicate their big feelings with negative behaviors, bullying, or withdrawing. I Remember My Breath provides an introduction to visualization and mindful breathing for kids as an emotional self-regulation strategy.
 
Mindful breathing focuses on breathing and how emotions feel in the body. I Remember My Breath guides young children to identify the emotion they’re feeling and use visualization and breathing to calm themselves and manage their feelings. Teaching mindful breathing for kids as an emotional self-regulation strategy also helps children build emotional literacy and body awareness.
 
With its imaginative, vivid imagery and rhythmic writing style that mimics the breath, I Remember My Breath is a book that children who are experiencing big emotions can turn—and return—to for support and comfort. A special section for adults provides additional information and activities to reinforce the book’s message.

 

About the Author


Lynn Rummel is a licensed speech-language pathologist and certified professional school counselor.

While working as an elementary school counselor for nine years, she taught mindfulness and breath awareness strategies to many of her students. Currently, Lynn operates a pediatric speech and language therapy private practice in South Florida, where she lives with her husband, two children, and pug. She specializes in articulation, literacy, and social and emotional skills.

Children’s picture books are among her favorite therapy materials for all ages.


Praise For…


“As two children confront a barrage of emotions, mindful breathing helps them to feel grounded in Rummel and Bunting’s earnest picture book. Accompanying the titular refrain ‘I remember my breath,’ metaphor offers a helpful aid for emotional self-regulation.”
 
— Publishers Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9781631985713
ISBN-10: 163198571X
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: January 24th, 2023
Pages: 36
Language: English