“I can be anything that I want to be,” that is what my grandmother told me. And guess what, I believed her! When it comes to raising children, words really matter. What you tell your children becomes their inner voices. My grandmother lived with us. Her room was my sanctuary. She was a painter. And […]
There’s no rules for raising children and parenting in a loving, kind way despite what your in-laws tell you. They can tell you to do this or do that or even say, “I can’t believe that you’re letting Johnny STILL sleep in your bed.” There’s no clear guidelines or clear ways to raise your kids. […]
Intention is a force that sets everything in motion. I believe that it’s the most powerful force in the universe. And yet, no doctor after you’ve had a baby, “What’s your intention for raising this baby?” Can you imagine? It would be so great. I can tell you from experience that it’s extremely important. Read […]
Focusing on so much craziness, negativity and drama does not help us live a mindful life. I have a few tips to help us all kick the habit. Read the full article here.
Bedtime is the perfect time to add a little mindfulness to your routine. After a long, tiring day for both parents and children, bedtime is often the thing that can connect and calm the family. Adding a little bit of time unwinding at the end of the day as a family can make drifting off […]
you’ve been divorced, you are probably beginning to experience the struggles of welcoming another person into your life. Whether you both have kids, you have kids but your new partner doesn’t, or vice versa, it can be hard at times to make a blended family work. The harsh truth about a blended family is this: […]
Parenting happy kids in a world that is so often fraught with unhappiness and chaos is an uphill battle. And while it is certainly a challenge to remain positive and hopeful, it can be done. In fact, you might say, it needs to be done first and foremost. Otherwise, how will our kids ever be […]
Incorporating a few mindful activities every day, consistently, will go a long way to creating a peaceful home. Just like diet and exercise programs, extremes rarely work. These six simple steps give you some practical ways to start incorporating mindfulness into your daily home life. Read the full post here!
It’s Friday night and I’m sitting in bed wondering what tomorrow might bring. Tomorrow is Saturday. If you don’t know what happens on Saturday morning you’re not paying attention. It’s when President 45 is left alone long enough to tweet whatever comes into his mind. And tweet he does. He says the most outlandish things. […]
Families who practice mindfulness understand the importance of intention. But intention is more than just the commitment to practicing mindfulness and gratitude. Intention helps families grow, helps children discover more about the world, and most of all, helps us all choose positivity and peace. Defining the intention of your family can help your children and […]