Tag Archives: mindfulness

Choose Kind

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“When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.” – R.J. Palacio, […]


Accepting Our Children’s Differences

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We all have strengths and weaknesses. We all have things that come to us fairly easily, that we’re naturally good at, and things that we struggle with. True or false?


How to Eliminate Parent-Child Power Struggles with “Yes…And”

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When you get sucked into the “NOs” and “BUTs” of an argument, you are fighting an ongoing battle of exclusion – us versus them. When you come from an inner place of understanding and acceptance – which is reflected in the language of “YES…AND” – you are being inclusive. You are joining together to overcome a life challenge.


Why Mindfulness is Important Right Now

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One of the most powerful antidotes to the ills of our times, I believe, is mindfulness. While it’s been practiced across many cultures for many centuries, it seems especially vital to our personal and collective well-being at this point in time.


On Becoming a Grandfather

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They say of parenthood that the days can go by so slowly, but the years go by so quickly.


Raising Children in a Village They Deserve

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No doubt you’ve heard the old African proverb – “It takes a village to raise a child.”  Indeed, it does.  So let’s ask ourselves – what kind of society are we raising our children in these days?


5 Ways to Create Healthy Digital Habits in Your Kids

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Parents and kids today are experiencing chronic emotional overwhelm at the hands of information overload.  Worried about what’s best for our children, many parents have a love-hate relationship with modern technology.


Get Rid of Your Big Buts!

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Many of us start off the new year with the best of intentions. We want to live healthier and happier, and yet, there always seems to be some big BUT getting in the way. Don’t you just hate that!