Babies Have Truly Mastered the Art of Mindfulness

Exhibit A: Mindful eating, from the perspective of a baby

Alexandra Piedoux
4 min readMay 5, 2023

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Photo by Derek Owens on Unsplash

Earlier this morning, I was feeding my 16-month-old daughter, Olga*, at breakfast. She was the familiar, picturesque sight of a ravenous baby, evidently starving after a grueling 11-hour stretch of sleep, shamelessly shoving fistfuls of scrambled eggs into her pudgy little face…

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Alexandra Piedoux

Exploring mindfulness, holistic wellbeing, and sustainability at the intersection of science communication and mental health 🌱☀️