Entries tagged with “Children”

10 Affirmations for Mindful Parenting

Here are 10 affirmations to help us be in the present moment when we are parenting.

5 Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

Teaching mindfulness to kids has been said to improve their wellbeing, boost performance in the classroom, increase emotional intelligence, and reduce stress and “negative” behavior.

7 Strategies for Child-Friendly Celebrations

By Cindy MatchettMy young son and the many children I have spent time with over the years have all taught me a lot about celebrating. From them, I have learned that children love t…

7 Ways to Avoid Laundry Triggers

Feel negative and frustrated every time you do the laundry? You are not alone.

And He Never Looked Back

As a baby, Matthew fell headfirst from our second story, crashed his skull through his brain and suffered a devastating traumatic brain injury. And while he became a “miracle child…

Animal Dreamzzz

Kristen RaceAnyone who has ever suffered a bout of insomnia knows how frustrating it is to try to fall asleep when your mind is not ready; this is true not just for adults but also…

Another Reason to Stamp Out Bullying

Bullied children go on to have greater risk of substance abuse a few years later.

Are Children Like Werewolves?

The effect of the full moon on sleep patterns.

Big Life Decision? How to Determine What You Actually Want

So you think you know what you want: But are you sure? When I was much younger and pondering having children as a life’s path, my girlfriend who had children said, “You should only…

Boy or Girl? Knowing Your Child as Spirit

It's important to support trans children who identify as a specific gender or not exclusively as the gender they were assigned at birth. We can also know our children as spirits with both masculine and feminine energies.

Catching Babies

Birthing women are able to share something that connects them to all mothers, past and future.

Ceremony: How to Honor the Elders in Your Family

A mainstay of many ancient cultures is respect for the elders—those who have preceded us in life and whose wisdom gives guidance and comfort. But our modern culture only rare…

Channel Your Inner Child: How to Live with More Joy, Passion, and Love

A few years ago I became an adopted grandma and had a five year old living in my house for awhile. I have to admit that seeing the world through the eyes of a five year old is an e…

Community Champion: Sally Anderson, Founder of SOL Forest School

Sally Anderson is transforming preschool age students into “treeschoolers” with a nature and place-based approach to learning with SOL Forest School.

Creating Baby Centric Rituals

Sponsored Content from Celebrant Foundation & Institute

Easy, Ayurveda-inspired Snacks for Kids

An Ayurvedic doctor shares some of her favorite easy-to-prepare Ayurveda inspired recipes that make for delicious and healthy snacks for kids.

Enjoy Yourself, Even Now

It's okay to find the silver lining and enjoy yourself, even now.

Film Review: Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran’s The ProphetDirected by Roger AllersGKIDS There are few things in life more glorious than the sound of Liam Neeson reading lines from the great poet Gibran’s The Pr…

Film Review: Landfill Harmonic

Landfill HarmonicGraham Townsley and Brad AllgoodMeetai FilmsThe Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a group of young Paraguayan musicians who play instruments created out of items foun…