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Resources to help kids thrive.
Navigating anxiety, cultivating resilience.

Hey there!

I’m Jennifer

Children’s book author, public speaker, and mindfulness educator

Thanks for visiting. The resources here are all designed to support the development of strong inner resources, and the building of compassionate community, for children and their grown-ups. I know how the world can make it hard to hear (and trust) your own mind and body. As the mother of two young girls I am dedicated to sharing ideas, practices and experiences that help our kids build self-compassion and resilience, while joyfully embracing their full human experience and be-friending their powerful emotions. Of course, we can’t help our kids build these qualities without practicing them ourselves. It’s a life-long journey that I’m honored to take alongside you!

Read more about Jenn.

Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT, is a mindfulness and yoga educator, author, public speaker and mother, who works to support children in the development of strong inner resources.

She is the author of the popular Thank You Children’s Series: Books for Building Gratitude, Self Compassion and Personal Power, as well as the creator of numerous yoga and mindfulness based card decks, activity books and other resources for children and families.

Jennifer founded Little Flower Yoga and Mindfulness in 2006. As the Founder and CEO, Jennifer brings embodied mindfulness programming and education to schools and community organizations nationwide, serving students, families, educators, and mental health care providers.

As a lifelong student of horses, Jennifer also offers offers Healing with Horses: A Mindfulness Based Retreat to Build Connection, Compassion, and Courage annually at the Omega Institute and 13 Hands Equine Rescue, as well as for private clients nationwide.

Jennifer’s work has been featured in prominent publications including the NY Times, The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Publishers Weekly, Yoga Journal, and the Huffington Post. Jennifer’s work has been endorsed by thought leaders including Dr. Daniel Siegel, Mona Delahooke, Rick Hanson, Sharon Salzberg and Congressman Tim Ryan. She is a frequent presenter at mindfulness, yoga, education and mental health conferences, and teaches regularly at renowned retreat centers including Omega Institute, Kripalu, and 1440 Multiversity.

Workshops With Jenn


Free Resources

Help Your Kids Thrive


Watch this free webinar to explore breath work practices that really help, and gain insight into when and why sharing breathing practices with your kids might backfire!


Activities and Read-Alongs

Articles and Podcasts

Calm and Connected Podcast: The Value of Breathwork for Kids

Listen in as Jennifer discusses ways to help children learn and use the power of their breath in everyday life with psychologist Janine Halloran.

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Helping Kids Manage Anxiety in Turbulent Times

Jennifer Cohen Harper joined the Omega’s community conversations series to discuss how we to support kids through the challenging times they’re living in.

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How To End The Bedtime Struggle And Instead Connect With Your Kids

Bedtime is a natural point in the day to cultivate connection with our kids, and in the best case scenario, it can be a “sweet spot” of parenting.

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How To Raise Grateful Kids

Knowing what it’s like to feel appreciated makes it easier to feel and express gratitude for others

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Navigating Anxiety with Compassion and Personal Power

As caregivers, we want to do everything we can to reduce anxiety and help our kids thrive.

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Families Under Pressure

Learn how to introduce body-based techniques that help everyone move through difficult emotions and bring calm, focus, comfort, and connection into the day.

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Help Children Sleep Better with a Sweet Book About Mindfulness

In this podcast episode, learn how mindfulness can help children sleep better and a sweet little book that will help children practice before bedtime. (Podcast)

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Thank You Body, Thank You Heart Discussion and Practice

Learn how to use body scans and gratitude to create calm and foster self compassion. (Podcast)

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Boundaries, Choice & Agency

Jennifer shares how she started Little Flower Yoga, the thought processes behind her books, and powerful advice for those parenting during the pandemic. (Podcast)

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    Press Resources

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