A Story of Perspective

A story of perspective. I’m recently wasn’t feeling well and Genevieve had an art class that night. I originally canceled and felt bad she was going to miss it. But I just didn’t have the energy to drag two kids back and forth from class when my body was saying I need to lay down…

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Redefining Time-Outs with Mindfulness Techniques

I just completed working on a publicity campaign at Smith Publicity for The Dolphin’s Secret: A Meditational Journey for Children book by Yoga Nidra facilitator Meryl Best Lowell. The Dolphin’s Secret introduces children to Yoga Nidra—an ancient form of guided meditation which incorporates a sequence of mindfulness techniques—and encourages them to add it to their…

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My Husband Gave My Daughter a Potential Food Allergen Behind My Back

I am always worried about my kids trying new foods because I have so many food allergies- including shellfish, raw fruits and veggies, nuts and soy. Because of this, I haven’t given my daughter fish yet. I got over the hump and let her have peanut butter last year and thankfully she is fine with…

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Facing the Fear of Falling…and Soaring

I’m terrified of heights and my daughter follows in my cautious footsteps. We were recently faced with a situation that required us to either confront our fears or take the easy way out: Ever since Genevieve was born, I dreamed of taking her to a mommy and me yoga class. Now that I am finally…

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