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Compassionate Parenting compassion compassionate parenting empathy mindful communication mindfulness neurodiversity parenting positive Dec 28, 2020

What does compassionate parenting look like? Remember what compassion means? To put yourself in another’s shoes, feel what he feels, and have the motivation to want to alleviate his suffering. Employ this definition with your child. If he is upset or angry, put yourself in his shoes. What...

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"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." - Muhammad Ali 2020 christmas compassion empathy gratitude holidays mindfulness parenting suffering Dec 21, 2020

I love this quote by Muhammad Ali! What a beautiful reminder of the importance of compassion for others. And there is no better time than the December holidays to explore our compassionate natures. Everyone just seems to be in a happier mood; whether it’s due to the spiritual significance...

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Compassion: “A candle never loses any of its light while lighting up another candle.” 2020 christmas compassion gratitude holidays mindful parenting mindfulness neurodiversity parenting rumi Dec 07, 2020

Ahhh….the love words of Rumi. If you can truly appreciate the wise words of this lovely spiritual teacher, you have learned much about life and living. Going into this month of feverish spending and shopping, it is imperative that you hold onto the actual meaning behind the commercial...

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How to Deal with Misbehavior in Public Sep 28, 2020

Does your child act out in public? It's one thing to deal with acting out behaviors in the privacy of your home but when children act out in public, it takes us to a much higher level of stress. Here are some tips to help you navigate these difficult waters with a younger child:

 

(1) Stay...

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Taking Out Time for Yourself During COVID-19 Sep 28, 2020

As we all self-isolate, it's easy to get overwhelmed and stressed. Not just by the real fear of COVID-19, but also by the mundane daily stresses of entertaining our beloved children who are now cooped up at home (& that's not even counting any spouses underfoot). The endless litany of...

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