As a parent now, are you making the effort to make your kids feel loved? Very often, it is the small things that count. Here are 15 ways to make your kids feel loved. When you become grandparents, you will be touched that they still remember them.
When you betray yourself, you are trading a part of yourself in order to be loved and accepted. The more you love yourself, the less you will need it or seek it from people outside. Either you give love to yourself in a healthy way, or you will seek it outside in unhealthy ways that cause you suffering.
Whether you’re taking time today to honor your mother or yourself as a mother — or both — please consider doing a little inner work. With so much energy being focused on mothering and the collective heart chakra, it’s a great day to create some wholeness around your relationship with your mother, and I’ve created a powerful meditation in the video above.
We want to give our children the best. We would love to give our children all the things we never got to have. But sometimes parents go too far with the way they show their affection… and this doesn’t bring the best out of our kids.
Honor the mother within yourself. The part of yourself that is pure love, nurturing and compassionate. This is your inner mother. On this Mother’s Day I invite you to mother yourself. Whether you have a child, or not, regardless of whether you are a man or a woman. Take a moment today and bring love and compassion to yourself as a mother would.
When someone tells you “I don’t want children” what is your first reaction? If you are like most people you will associate the desire to not have children in women as a sign of selfishness, self-absorption or lack of desirability – same with men (but perhaps less so).
If you’re a parent, the idea of adding the care and feeding of an animal to your responsibilities might feel like too much work. But having a dog, cat, bunny, hamster or other animal as a part of the family benefits kids in real ways. Studies have shown that kids who have pets do better — especially in the area of Emotional Intelligence (EQ), which has been linked to early academic success, even more so than the traditional measure of intelligence, IQ.
“With the opportunity of online learning coming on,…what we talk about is shifting from this factory model system to a student-centered one that personalizes for each and every child,” says Michael Horn. Horn believes that customizing education to each student’s individual needs is key for both motivation and learning.
If we teach our children that every life is important, we will see how their outlook on their own lives will change. They will begin to see themselves as part of nature as a whole, as part of a great divine balance that is unfathomable in its complexity and perfect functioning.
Researchers found that babies who were breastfed longer turned out to be more successful academically.
Health and well-being require a balance of the physical body, but also of the mental and emotional bodies. We are souls in physical shells. True health comes from nourishing all aspects of ourselves.
Farhana Dhalla tells you how important your presence is as a parent when it comes to ‘being’ with your children.
For kids to grow into healthy adults, they must be able to see and accept others as individuals equal to them.