The Vibration of Bullying

“We create our own reality.” People in spiritual communities nurture each other with daily bits of wisdom ~ nuggets of profoundly sacred truth that explain how powerful each of us truly are. Reminding our fellow seekers that we are not victims, we send encouragement to tap into our infinite and …

How to Keep Santa Magical… Without Lying!

Many parents wonder if there is a way to include Santa in their holiday traditions without lying to their children. This is such a sensitive subject because it messes with the adult’s childhood memories. We are reaching a time of consciousness where more parents than ever are wondering how to create …

Challenges Come Wrapped in Unique Packages

Parenting is humbling. It can reduce successful, professional adults into a state of irritability, confusion, and self-doubt. It can trigger negative feelings in the most spiritually oriented seekers. The daily challenges can turn love and adoration into a cycle of worry and control. Parenting kicks up our deepest wounds and …

To the Sensitive Soul

I get it. I understand how intensely you feel everything. Life is different for you. You are one of the lucky ones. I know you may think otherwise, but you are blessed. Many don’t “get” you but those who do, do. I understand you. I see you. I honor your truth. I recognize your …

7 Ways to Feel Better, Instantly!

1. Breathe deeply.  A long inhale and a slow gentle exhale. Make it a full belly, satisfyingly long breath. Do it three more times if you don’t feel better after the first one. Focus on the expansion of your rib cage and lungs as you breathe in, feel the constriction …

7 Meaningful Ways to Connect With Your Child For Free

Memorable days with your child needn’t cost the earth and often hold a lot more value when you use a little imagination and are prepared to step out of your comfort zone. Here are 7 ways you can connect with your child, honor their unique self-expression and strengthen the parent-child …

3 Tips For Raising A Highly Sensitive Child

The internet has recently been set ablaze with articles about “Highly Sensitive People”. The term was coined by Dr. Elaine Aron in 1996 with the release of her groundbreaking book, The Highly Sensitive Person. In recent months outlets such as The Huffington Post and Wall Street Journal have published articles …

6 Tips To Encourage Parents to “Be The Change”

“MOOOMMMMM” “Stop yelling!” the mom yelled back. The little one then playfully teased in a big voice, “AAHHH.“ “STOP YELLING!” Mom now demanded with an increase in her annoyance. “WHAT DO YOU NEED?!?” shouted mom a few seconds later. My heart overflowed with empathy for this little girl and compassion …

The Spiritual Gift of Parenting

You are a spiritual seeker, surrounding yourself with like-minded positive folks. Emotional and physical wellness is paramount on your life’s journey and you read, share and inspire others with inspirational wisdom. Of course it is not a perfectly straight path and you accept the ups and downs, but then… …The …

Authentic Parenting = Giving Up Control

What legacy can you give your child? “Beautiful Energy, Source of my child’s creation, You trusted me to be the parent of this unique and wondrous being, please guide me; fill my mind and my heart with inspiration so that I may be the parent this child needs me to …

The Pleasure of Be-ing

I have a routine in the early morning that includes sipping a cup of coffee while checking my emails. Usually my dog is content to eat his breakfast and curl up on the floor while I’m deep in concentration. This morning he seemed to be off a bit… whining… wanting …

Mantras for Parents

When we generate an attitude of gratitude wondrous things begin to happen because the Universe matches the energy of the feelings that come from thinking that way. Appreciation is like a GIANT MAGNET that brings more positives into our lives. Here are some mantras you can use to affirm a positive …

Flashes of Connectedness

Parents often brush their child’s cries for validation of their worth aside. Adults are so focused on their own issues that they forget to appreciate the essence of the child’s perceptions. They can become so consumed with the pressures of modern living, earning money, and getting their own needs met …

Invite Your Creativity to Come Alive

Fifteen of the most important CEOs in America have stated that the most important skill for the leaders of our future is creativity. Did you get that? Not math skills….not getting A’s on tests…..but CREATIVITY! I read that statistic on the same day that I heard a report on CNN …

Ditch the But

One of the quickest ways to ‘kill’ a relationship is to utter these three words: “I understand but…” To say that you understand how another feels, thinks or perceives and to follow it with an immediate ‘but’ is to erase any of the connections that come from understanding. A true …

Universal Wisdom

The words of this Native American prayer remind me of a form of Universal Wisdom which says that every time you are aware of something you don’t want you become highly aware of what you do want. I have come to realize that all great wisdom resonates with a form …

You Can Control How You Feel

“You cannot change a circumstance but you can control the way you feel about it.” This message has been coming to me over and over again in recent days. It has become one of my daily mantras. It is fuel for personal empowerment. For most of us it is natural …

Parents Must Model Wanted Behavior

When children feel threatened their ‘lower’ brain immediately responds with a fight, flight or freeze reaction. It is vital that parents not take these responses personally. When your child runs away from you, fights back or just gives you a blank stare it is an indication that their lower brain …

Listen to Your Inner Wisdom

The people who are closest to us, the ones we open our heart and soul to, are the ones who can push our buttons and create a surge of turbulence through our very being. If we can learn how to remove the ‘charge’ that kicks in when our kids roll …

New Definition of Discipline

Say the word ‘discipline’ out loud three times quickly. Which part of the word gets the most emphasis? The ‘dis’ part. I looked up the meaning of the expression ‘diss’. Popular agreement seems to be that it means to insult someone; speaking rudely or disapprovingly about someone. According to the …