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
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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
I’m focusing on the word Connection today. I speak a lot here about doing inner work, finding moments of connectedness with your children and trying to remain present and in the moment. And I really wanted to clarify something: Having a connected moment with your child does not always mean that in that moment you are both… read more
Today I would like to share with you a simple and beautiful story from the Whole Family Rhythms Winter Guide. I told this to the three girls last week and they quite loved its simplicity and watching the flickering flames of the candles. This is slightly more serious or literal than most other stories in… read more
We’re in the heart of Winter and many of us are making new year’s resolutions for ourselves and our family. Winter is a time of introversion, stillness and reflection. It contains the gesture of curling up or moving towards the inner most part of a spiral. Each season our activities, celebrations and daily rhythm can reflect… read more
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
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
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