Entries tagged with “Parenting”

Seeing the Salad in the Sidewalk

Becoming a father who knows what’s tasty in the urban jungle

Shared Journaling

Instead of keeping a private journal, a shared journal can be a way to use writing to connect or deepen a relationship.

Teaching a Boy to Meditate Underwater

Relax, and bring your attention to your breath. If you are like many, this is a natural call to meditation and peace. But for others — especially young men — the call to meditation…

The Art of Being Your Child’s First Teacher

Encourage your child to have a growth mindset.

The Art of Blissful Parenting

Sponsored Content from Sharon Ballantine

The First Child in History Diagnosed with Autism

Adapted from In a Different Key: The Story of Autism

The Heart of Money: I’m sick of giving Christmas gifts to my spoiled kids. What do I do?

Q: I’m sick of giving Christmas gifts. I give a lot in my life—and I’m on a strict budget—but my kids still expect me to shell out for them. I don’t want to spoil Christmas. But I …

The Spiritual Lessons in Mindful Parenting

Here are four ways you can transform your most trying parenting challenges into spiritual lessons.

The Toxic Tide of Expectations

How high expectations can sabotage your self-esteem.

Trust the Pace of Your Child's Learning

“What if we just dropped our expectations and provided them with space, time, and resources and let them develop on their own time and in their own way?”

What Is Holistic Parenting?

Holistic parenting is a way to approach parenting that involves assessing how all our choices are interconnected.

What to Tell Your Kids about Intuition, Intention, and Psychic Abilities

As a research scientist and former president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, has studied intuition, intention, and the possibility of psychic abilities f…

Yikes! Summer is Coming.

Summer fun brings summer stress for parents. Here are three tips for keeping your inner cool in the heat.

Yoginos

Yoga for Youth Elizabeth Reese, Ph.D. This trilingual (English, Spanish, and Sanskrit) interdisciplinary yoga-for-kids program combines music, games, original art, and stories wi…

Your Assignment: Heal a Parent/Child Relationship with Good Storytelling

We tried talk therapy and it didn’t work. Our attempts at reconciliation always ended in recrimination and competition. The guilt of a father for deserting the family and the pain …