Are You Emotionally Mature?

Are You Emotionally Mature?

Have you heard the term emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence is defined as the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, handling interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Growing up I learned to prize the values...
Limits + Boundaries

Limits + Boundaries

As a parent, are you ever confused by the advice of the ‘experts? I know I sure was! Even though I was so clear that focusing on my own internal experience was the path for me, I still had this secret hope that somehow my child’s behavior would change. Ha! On a...
Parenting is not ALL about ME

Parenting is not ALL about ME

I had a fantasy. I thought that just because I wanted to be the best parent ever, I would naturally know how to do it. I’d read a lot of parenting books and was clear on how I should act and yet every day I found myself yelling, consequencing and shaming my...
One Moment at a Time

One Moment at a Time

We often hear “be in the moment” and yet our cultural conditioning is focused on planning for the future. No wonder we get confused when meeting our little people.  Even though we understand the importance of staying in the moment, our busy minds are constantly...