Today I’m joined by Vanessa De Jesus Guzman, a former teacher, educator, licensed counselor and mom. Vanessa offers individual and group counseling, parent coaching and more. Her clients learn mindful living through a mix of play therapy, literature, art and games. She is passionate about helping kids become emotionally healthy through a focus on mindfulness and is dedicated to helping adults learn ways to strengthen relationships with their kids. Vanessa and I discuss how to start implementing mindfulness today, self-care for parents, parental stress, fostering emotional intelligence in our kids, and communication.
“Spending time with your kids is much more valuable than simply providing financially.” – Vanessa De Jesus Guzman
Christie’s Website: https://www.sasssays.com
Christie’s Instagram: @sasssays
Vanessa’s Website: https://www.freetobemindful.com/
Vanessa’s Instagram: @counselorvdejesus
Free to Be Mindful Podcast: https://www.freetobemindful.com/podcast
Vanessa’s Kids Only Page: https://www.freetobemindful.com/kids-only-page
Yardsticks: Child and Adolescent Development Ages 4-14: https://www.amazon.com/Yardsticks-Child-Adolescent-Development-Ages/dp/1892989891/ref=pd_lpo_1?pd_rd_i=1892989891&psc=1
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