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Caregiver’s Meditations : June Week Two

Caregiver’s Meditations : June Week Two

Today I thought I’d share a snippet from the Whole Family Rhythms Summer Guide. At the end of each month in the guides are a set of Caregiver’s Meditations- one for each week. These are to be used however you see fit- strictly following them each day or simply keeping the concept or idea presented… read more

Mindful Parenting : Gentle Discipline Part Two

Mindful Parenting : Gentle Discipline Part Two

Today, I wanted to look more closely into the concept of “Gentle Disciple“, “Simple Discipline“, “Loving Authority” or “Respectful Discipline“. I think this subject is often a sticky web of mixed concepts and expectations, including strands from our own childhood, inconsistent societal expectations, cultural overlays and personal expectations. Through this three-part series I will attempt… read more

Simple Preparations for Advent

The first light of Advent is the light of stone–.

Stones that live in crystals, seashells, and bones.

The second light of Advent is the light of the plants–

Plants that reach up to the sun and in the breezes dance.

The third light of Advent is the light of beasts–

All await the birth, from the greatest and the least.

The fourth light of Advent is the light of humankind–

The light of love, hope and thought

To give and understand. ~ Rudolf Steiner read more

Letting go of ‘Self-Care’

Letting go of ‘Self-Care’

The importance of ‘Self-Care’ seems to be popping up everywhere lately. Proponents offer Mothers advice to make time to meditate, spend time alone in nature, walk, journal, exercise, practice yoga or deep breathing, dance, paint or craft. And this is all wonderful. The ultimate purpose of daily self-care, I believe, is to connect your True… read more