Free Grocery Store Childcare? Sold!

One of my favorite days as a parent so far was July 17, 2012–the day my oldest son turned 3 and, thus, eligible for the free childcare at our grocery store. This happened about a week before my neighbor’s youngest child turned 3. She painted a picture of grocery shopping I still fantasize about: I ran through . . . → Read More: Free Grocery Store Childcare? Sold!

Ways to be an Eco-Friendly Mom

By Maria Rainier

With so much pressure to raise your kids, give them balanced diets and the proper education while being the do-it-all mom, who has time to think about being environmentally friendly? You do! Here are a few easy, quick ideas to contribute to Mother Earth while contributing to the mother-do-it-all list.

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Mindful Parenting

By Tracy Liebmann

The Buddhist concept of mindfulness can be very helpful to parents. It can help us see our children as whole and beautiful in each moment.

Mindfulness means moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness of our children.

If we practice mindful parenting we will refine our capacity to pay attention, with . . . → Read More: Mindful Parenting

Children’s Toothpaste And Artificial Sweetenters

I can’t remember exactly when I started brushing my son’s teeth/gums, but I believe it was sometime during the later part of his first year. I was a Gymboree Play & Music class and we used to have a “question” time as part of each class where the teacher would ask a question and . . . → Read More: Children’s Toothpaste And Artificial Sweetenters

Have The Best 2010 Possible – Tips For Moms

By Tracy Liebmann

I want you to start living the Life of your dreams! We are all amazing a divine people, who sometimes get off track or loose sight of our souls purpose. I believe every bit of change starts within us and I’d like to draw your focus back to the . . . → Read More: Have The Best 2010 Possible – Tips For Moms

Simplifying Family Life

By Tracy Liebmann

When looking for ways to simplify our family life we often run into titles like Get More Done and 100 Things To Do: To Simplify Your Life. I don’t know about you, but I really don’t want to be told I need to get more done or have MORE . . . → Read More: Simplifying Family Life

Parenting Curriculum?

By Tracy Liebmann

A curriculum relies on specific goals and objectives that should be achieved within a certain time line. When it comes to parenting I find the results of this stilted and mundane. Our children are not products; they are autonomous beings who need to be in connection with their parents. . . . → Read More: Parenting Curriculum?