Creative Parenting

Creative Parenting Where do creative and exciting parents find the time and energy? We’re quick to get caught up in baths and bedtime, appointments and allergies. The idea of also injecting some meaningful level of art and culture into our children’s day-to-day just seems impossible. It’s actually easier than you …

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Making Home and Garden Chores Fun for Kids

Making Home and Garden Chores Fun for Kids If you spring it on your child that it’s time to clean the house from top to bottom, they will likely disappear. Although yard work and cleaning chores require attention, you don’t need pay your children to motivate them to help out. …

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Meditation for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Meditation for Anxiety and Panic Attacks Many people suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. Panic attacks come unexpectedly and those that get them often live in fear of the next attack. The fear of the next panic attack is paralyzing and disabling for those that get them. It is very …

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Helping to Unleash Your Child’s Creativity

Helping to Unleash Your Child’s Creativity Everyone wants their child to be successful in life, and because of the way our society is growing and changing, creativity is turning out to be a very important skill in the modern world. The ability to solve problems and think outside of the …

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Parenting Advice: Enjoy Every Moment

Parenting Advice: Enjoy Every Moment As quickly as it happens, the moment is gone. That moment when your child hits a significant milestone you’ve been waiting days, weeks or even years for. Whether it’s their first step or their first word, it happens in an instant. A Mile a Minute …

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Our Bodies and Stress

Our Bodies and Stress Stress is not just a mental experience. Stress affects our physical being as well. Our bodies respond to stress sometimes more obviously than we may be aware of or ready to accept. Our minds and our bodies are not separate and distinct entities. They are fully …

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Home and Garden Decorating Tips to Encourage Art and Reading

Home and Garden Decorating Tips to Encourage Art and Reading Just because you start a family, doesn’t mean you can’t keep your modern home with pristine collections and expensive gadgets. Family friendly home and garden tips help you kid-proof your home and yard while teaching your children a more “cosmopolitan” …

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Why Every Child Should Hear a Fairy Tale

Why Every Child Should Hear a Fairy Tale Have you ever wondered why children are so attracted to fairy tales? Bruno Bettelheim, a psychologist well known for his work with emotionally disturbed children, observes that children use fairy tales to help develop their daydreaming skills. In his article, “The Struggle …

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Music: Listening Meditation and Binaural Audio

Music: Listening Meditation and Binaural Audio With the ongoing spiritual development of the United States, previously niche practices such as meditation are rapidly becoming mainstream. Yoga studios and tea shops are springing up like weeds around progressive communities in Oregon, Maine, Washington and Colorado, and getting in touch with your …

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Parenting Advice: Should You Feel Skeptical of Attachment Parenting?

Parenting Advice: Should You Feel Skeptical of Attachment Parenting? One of the dangers of following a trendy parenting advice is employing parenting techniques that psychologically or emotionally damage your child. Some people confuse controversial “attachment therapy” with the somewhat controversial “attachment parenting” fad. Sadly, many young adults today say they …

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Mindful Meditation Using Our Five Senses

Mindful Meditation Using Our Five Senses Mindfulness meditation is about finding our way to the present. Today we live such busy lives and we easily get wrapped up with regrets about the past and worry about the future. Reintegrating with the present is an enlightening moment. The realization that the …

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The Wonderful Lessons Your Child Learns From Mistakes

The Wonderful Lessons Your Child Learns From Mistakes No parent likes to see his or her child make mistakes in school. It is especially difficult for a perfectionist parent. When the child comes home with a couple “B’s” on the report card, there is a tendency for many parents to …

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Parenting Advice to Prevent Disordered Eating

Parenting Advice to Prevent Disordered Eating Children develop disordered eating problems because of stress, abuse as well as messages in the media about appearance. Disordered eating includes problems such as bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa and binge eating. Children and teenagers with disordered eating patterns avoid categorize food as good or …

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Parenting Advice: Setting New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

Parenting Advice: Setting New Year’s Resolutions as a Family While some people consider New Year’s resolutions a personal and individual practice, it’s also fun to make resolutions with your children. The New Year is a time to celebrate, reflect on parenting advice and take stock of your lives. It’s a …

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4 Fun Ways to Get Kids Involved in the Kitchen

4 Fun Ways to Get Kids Involved in the Kitchen Cooking skills are important for everyone to have, and there’s no reason why you can’t start your kids off early. Various activities are available in the kitchen, so we have a few ways to get them involved so they can …

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Parenting Advice: Exercising and being healthy after baby

Parenting Advice: Exercising and being healthy after baby Life after having a baby is full of adjustments. The first six weeks are all about feedings, diaper changes and trying to get as much sleep as possible. By this time, you might be feeling with a little more energy and ready …

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4 Ways to Manage Stress in the New Year

As the new year begins, you may want to make resolutions to help you lead a better lifestyle. This can include losing weight, reducing debt, or finding a new job. Perhaps, you have always handled stress badly, and would like to learn some new ways to cope with stress and …

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Parenting Advice: Boosting Your Child’s IQ

Parenting Advice: Boosting Your Child’s IQ When it comes to the best parenting advice or boosting your child’s IQ (intelligence quota), most experts suggest educating your children. Of course, how you educate your child is part of the problem or part of the solution. Researchers say teaching critical thinking skills …

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Parenting Advice: Helping a Hyper Child Channel Energy

Parenting Advice: Helping a Hyper Child Channel Energy When you live with a hyperactive child, it often feels as though you are living with a tornado. Instead of letting your child’s hyperactivity control your environment, consider parenting advice to turn his or her hyperactivity into productivity. When your child finds …

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