Conscious Parenting

20 Things We’re Not Telling Little Boys — But We Should

Posted by on August 9, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 2 Comments
20 Things We’re Not Telling Little Boys — But We Should

Maybe we need to redefine what it means to be a boy, a man.

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How To Stop Worrying and Start Living

How To Stop Worrying and Start Living

Instead of worrying, focus on what you can control. And do everything you can that is in your power. This requires responsibility. In any given situation, when you truly do your best, you can live in peace with yourself.

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3 Generations Answered 1 Simple Question And What The Kids Said Was Heartbreaking

3 Generations Answered 1 Simple Question And What The Kids Said Was Heartbreaking

Nature Valley asked 3 generations the same question: What did you like to do for fun as a kid? The fondest memories for the two adult generations revolved around doing things outdoors. However, the answers by the youngsters were all indoor activities: video games, streaming films, texting, and computer related.

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How One Mom Detected Her Son’s Cancer With a Cell Phone Photo

Posted by on July 20, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 1 Comment
How One Mom Detected Her Son’s Cancer With a Cell Phone Photo

“Trust a momma’s gut.” That is the advice that Julie Fitzgerald, a mom of two boys, has for other moms when talking about kids and health. Fitzgerald speaks from experience: She recently used a cellphone photo to diagnose her son’s eye cancer — and in doing so she saved his life.

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Homeless Man in Viral Video Reunites with Son

Homeless Man in Viral Video Reunites with Son

A song and a viral video gave a homeless man a chance to reconnect with the child he was separated from about 15 years ago. “Music took me around the world before I was 21 and somehow, my music now has gotten me back together with my son,” Donald Gould told 24 Hour News 8 via video call on Tuesday. Video of Gould, a 51-year-old homeless former U.S. Marine, playing a beautiful rendition of “Come Sail Away” by Styx on an outdoor piano in Sarasota, Florida went viral, with millions of people seeing it in the last week.

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One Mother’s Touching Story of Dealing With Her Son’s Addictions

Posted by on July 9, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
One Mother’s Touching Story of Dealing With Her Son’s Addictions

I remember very little of what is said after that. I remember wondering: How? How did I not know? What is wrong with me as a mother that I didn’t see the signs that this is a problem beyond teenage pot experimentation?

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6 Tips to Help Your Young Adult Get Out Into the Grown-Up World

Posted by on July 4, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
6 Tips to Help Your Young Adult Get Out Into the Grown-Up World

Many parents come to me for help with young adult children who seem unable to move out into the grown-up world. Usually they want me to meet with the young person, hoping that I will magically provide the missing motivation. Instead, I ask to meet with the parents first. They often have more power than they realize to make a difference.

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4 Ways to Teach the Law of Attraction to Young Children

4 Ways to Teach the Law of Attraction to Young Children

Most parents, grandparents, relatives (and teachers!) want the very best for their children. Caring adults want kids to thrive. Luckily, any adult can learn how to teach the Law of Attraction to young children, and this is a valuable skill that can help a child succeed in life with health, wealth and happiness.

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Babywearing Is Good For Mom and Even Better For Baby

Posted by on June 25, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
Babywearing Is Good For Mom and Even Better For Baby

Babywearing is the act of “wearing” or carrying your baby or small child in a way that keeps them close, supports them, and promotes that important parent-baby bonding while keeping your hands free.

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10 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Be Fearless

Posted by on June 22, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Be Fearless

As a parent, you want your kids to grow up to be confident, happy, and successful adults, able to face the world head-on and make the most of every opportunity. But what can you do to help them overcome the fears that might hold them back? It’s worth remembering first that fear serves a purpose; it’s a natural human emotion to warn us of possible harm – a call to action to protect ourselves. However, in our modern world, fear often tends to be out of proportion to risk and can prevent us from achieving as much as we would like, and are capable of.

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5 Ways You Can Support Your Dying Parent

Posted by on June 21, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 2 Comments
5 Ways You Can Support Your Dying Parent

Recently my Mother passed away and as I look back on the experience of her decline into illness and dementia, I can honestly say that I am grateful to have had the opportunity to care for her and witness her final days on this Earth. Of course there was a lot of emotional pain for both of us – including regrets – and for me the jolting realization of my own mortality seemingly not too far in the distant future.

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Father’s Day Musing: 35 Things I Hope My Kids Will Say About Their Dad

Father’s Day Musing: 35 Things I Hope My Kids Will Say About Their Dad

Children learn more from watching their parents than from listening to them – more is caught than taught. As parents, this puts great weight on how we conduct our lives. It requires us to be intentional about how we live. It requires us to self-reflect and evaluate if our lives match our words. And it requires us to be intentional about identifying the lessons we hope our kids will take from us. Here then, as my two children get older, are the 35 Things I Hope They Will Say About Their Dad. They represent the 35 most important lessons I hope they will learn from my life.

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10 Things You’ll Never Hear Children of Divorce Admit

Posted by on June 6, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting, Happiness with 0 Comments
10 Things You’ll Never Hear Children of Divorce Admit

Children from divorced homes go through certain struggles only they can understand. We have been through a major breaking point where we saw the two people we care about leave us before we could get the best out of them.

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15 Small Things Parents Should Do Every Day to Make Their Children Feel Loved

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
15 Small Things Parents Should Do Every Day to Make Their Children Feel Loved

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.

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How To Stop Betraying Yourself and Start Loving YOU! (Video)

How To Stop Betraying Yourself and Start Loving YOU! (Video)

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.

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