Entries tagged with “Parenting”
Here are 10 affirmations to help us be in the present moment when we are parenting.
Back-to-school time is usually a happy stress. This year, the pandemic and school closures have us all feeling extra anxious and stressed in a not-so-happy way. Try these affirmations for returning to school during a pandemic.
It's normal to be anxious, and it's normal to react poorly to anxiety in others! Here are some tips if you're around anxious children.
Accepting (even embracing) challenging emotions takes practice, but it's never too late.
Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the co-director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Becoming…
On Soaking Up Joy, Pure and Simple
See what I see? It's natural to want to pass our vision of the world onto those close to us. But a better, and harder, approach is to try and share what worked on our personal journey to vision.
“By approaching this issue in an adult-to-adult way, you are helping both yourself and your grown children continue to develop into responsible individuals who honor each other.”
Research shows that adding mind/body techniques to treatment options can increase the odds of conception.
What if your self-hatred is not actually yours?
A moment of gratitude from Sonia Kang to Irene Martinez
Experiencing the heartache of being disowned, writer Ayesha Mattu reflects on the surprising elasticity of familial relationships.
“This idea has struck me deeply as I have watched my body change in fascinating ways—some beautiful, some almost gory. And I haven’t even given birth yet. I entered into this pregnancy unsure if I could do it at all, and I’m amazed by how my body seems to know a lot of things I don’t.”
In a few months, God willing, my father will turn 100. He has always lived his role as a parent thoughtfully, as on the day he invited me—I was 12—to go with him to the country mor…
A conversation with a friend and fellow activist inspired me to offer some special love and appreciation to all of you parents out there this week. My friend, a longtime mover and …
Let’s face it. The biggest unknown in a parent’s life is her child. These beings come into the world without papers. We have no idea who they are, where they came from, what they a…
Did you suffer from inadequate parenting? It’s not too late to make up for it. Here are five ways to reparent yourself to find healing.
Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s Spiritual Life By Shea Darian (Gilead Press) When Shea Darian’s first child was born, she immediately knew that “in receiving her li…
Becoming a father who knows what’s tasty in the urban jungle