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How Parents Can Help Kids Thrive in an Uncertain Future

Posted by on April 13, 2020 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
How Parents Can Help Kids Thrive in an Uncertain Future

Kids need resilience, compassion, humility, and a moral compass—not an academic achievement at any cost. #parentingtips

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How to Raise Boys Who Are in Touch With Their Feelings

Posted by on March 13, 2020 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
How to Raise Boys Who Are in Touch With Their Feelings

A new book argues that we are hurting boys by not helping them value their emotions and their social connections. #feelingsmatter

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Pruning the Tree of Expectation: How What We See Has Roots in What We’re Looking For

Pruning the Tree of Expectation: How What We See Has Roots in What We’re Looking For

The moment we incarnate we are bombarded with outside stimuli from the physical world that demand our attention and we rightly so give it to learn how to navigate this new environment to ensure our greatest chances for survival. However, it is rare that we are taught that this is not the only place to get your cues in life from. Sure, we often get the good old generic lessons passed down to us like, “always trust your gut” or “follow your heart”, but these cookie-cutter conversation pieces are rarely ever more deeply explored even though they carry some serious hidden gem insights. And this must lead us to wonder are they really understood and communicated from one generation to the next on what it really means to do either?

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What Nomad Lions Can Teach Us About Growing Through Life

Written by on September 15, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting, Thrive with 2 Comments
What Nomad Lions Can Teach Us About Growing Through Life

Nature is a wise teacher. And when it comes to being King and Queen of the jungle, these magnificent creatures may have a lesson or two to teach us.

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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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Kids Who Grow Up With Pets Are More Emotionally Intelligent and Compassionate

Kids Who Grow Up With Pets Are More Emotionally Intelligent and Compassionate

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.

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This Simple ‘Diet’ Will Bring You Closer to the Ones You Love (Including Yourself)

This Simple ‘Diet’ Will Bring You Closer to the Ones You Love (Including Yourself)

Farhana Dhalla tells you how important your presence is as a parent when it comes to ‘being’ with your children.

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10 Priceless (And Free) Gifts For Parents To Give Their Child

Posted by on December 19, 2014 in Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
10 Priceless (And Free) Gifts For Parents To Give Their Child

Here is a list of 10 priceless gifts that also happen to be free, that every parent may bless their child with. These gifts last a lifetime, not a New York minute until the next fad.

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Parents Give Away $100K to Deserving Family to Honor Daughter

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Parents Give Away $100K to Deserving Family to Honor Daughter

A California couple who survived every parent’s worst nightmare — in April, they awoke to discover their two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Savannah “Savvy” had passed away in her crib from SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Children) — honored her memory by giving another little girl a gift of $100,000.

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Beware the Fear Industrial Complex

Posted by on November 2, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
Beware the Fear Industrial Complex

Be Afraid. Be very afraid. That is the message to moms (and dads too, but they tend not to be as susceptible). Be afraid of strangers, as well as friends and family too. Be afraid of bugs and dirt outside, and snot and germs inside. Be afraid of cars and bikes and motorcycles and anything with wheels. Be afraid of stairs and cribs and co-sleeping and swaddles. Be afraid of plastic and lead and vaccines and un-vaccines and asbestos and bad things in the water, air and soil.

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10 Secrets to Raising Less Stressed Kids

Posted by on August 2, 2014 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 1 Comment
10 Secrets to Raising Less Stressed Kids

I don’t claim to have the answer to helping overstressed college students, but I give credit for my children’s apparent immunity to the effects of stress to infant specialist Magda Gerber. Through Magda I learned how to minimize stress beginning in the early, formative years. She also taught me that the real secret to raising children who stress less is nurturing their natural ability to cope with stress, process and offload it. Here are some details…

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What Beliefs Are You Passing on to Your Children?

What Beliefs Are You Passing on to Your Children?

Your core beliefs about everything related to prosperity – money, relationships, health, and spirituality – are set by the time you’re 10 years old. And no one influences those beliefs more than parents.

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What Would You Prefer… to be Supported or Challenged?

What Would You Prefer… to be Supported or Challenged?

A true balance of challenge and support as my father provided me can go a long way. I am certainly grateful for my father’s lesson in self-reliance today.

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The Matrix of Conformity – Top 9 Traps for Today’s Youth

Posted by on February 16, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
The Matrix of Conformity – Top 9 Traps for Today’s Youth

More than ever our world needs a new generation of youthful and caring people capable of comprehending the problems we face, while maintaining the clarity of mind and compassion needed to seek and find creative solutions to this morass. For this, our youth need to be healthy, energetic, and free from the myriad traps that our society offers today. Leadership for our youth is needed now more than ever, but the wisdom of older generations is rarely coveted as tool for development for the youth. To right this in some degree, here is a comprehensive list of conformity traps for today’s youth, to help them more easily identify some of pitfalls that lie between them and true success and happiness on their journey to maturity.

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