Tag: Family & Parenting

Busy Moms: How to Show Up for Yourself

In the middle of everyday chaos—sleepless nights, piles of laundry, and the other 85 things competing for your attention—it can be difficult to give yourself permission (or find the time!) to slow down and re-center. Motherhood can be intense: it’s easy to neglect your own needs and forget the importance of self-care. But being a …continue

It’s Never Too Late to Heal the Father Wound

Many of us have been wounded by our fathers. For some we experienced abuse growing up. For others we dealt with neglect. For most of us, our fathers were absent physically or emotionally more than we would have liked. Many of our fathers died too soon. The first wound occurred for me when I was five years old. My father, …continue

Developmental Movement in Your Baby’s First Six Months

Adapted from Your Self-Motivated Baby by Beverly Stokes   Every parent wants a healthy, happy, and motivated baby—a baby eager to move, interact, and explore her world. Your Self-Motivated Baby provides you with a fresh approach to parenting based on baby movement research and natural movement development. It’s a new way to parent your baby …continue

Creating an Alive Environment for Growth

Excerpt from Conscious Parenting by Gabriel Cousens, MD, and Leah Lynn   Creating an Alive Environment The little child unconsciously imitates everything that streams toward him from his environment, and the impressions thus received work back upon his body functioning: breath, digestion, circulation, and the body building process itself…. A harsh, discordant, loveless, or even …continue

Going Vegan for the Environment

Excerpt from Conscious Parenting by Gabriel Cousens, MD, and Leah Lynn   In their forthcoming book, Conscious Parenting, world-renowned holistic medical doctor, psychiatrist, family therapist, and spiritual teacher Gabriel Cousens partners with Leah Lynn, author of Baby Greens: A Live-Food Approach for Children of All Ages, to provide a comprehensive guide for parents who are …continue

“Travel First Aid” from The Parent’s Guide to Homeopathy

by Shelley Keneipp With summer in full swing and travel season at its peak, we’d like to share some of Shelley Keneipp’s travel tips for parents. For those planning to fly with their children, this excerpt from The Parent’s Guide to Homeopathy should be invaluable! Check out a copy of the book for additional cures to common travel ailments, as well …continue