In Pursuit of Magic: 6 Experiences to Spark Your Child’s Sense of Magic & Wonder

Magic is in the air! As a child, I loved to observe - in awe and wonder - all things that seemed magical: shooting stars, sunsets, fireflies, and rainbows. Even though I felt small, I felt connected to a bigger world that I wanted to explore fully. So I was absolutely thrilled to see several exhibits which I could take my kids to experience magic and wonder this Fall!

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Career or Family: What is Worth the Risk?

When was the last time you found yourself at a crossroads?

Lately, I’ve been feeling the urge to go back to work more fully, but I’m not sure I’m ready to give up the flexibility and balance of my current life, for I enjoy spending quality time with my boys. Parents - do any of you feel this way? And for those who have a already chosen a path - whether to stay at home fully, or to go back to work fully, or to balance work and family life, what advice can you give?

When at a crossroad I ask myself: am I choosing from a place of fear, or am I choosing from a place of love? What is the best intention for myself and those around me? What is worth the risk?

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Rise In Love: How We Speak to Our Children Becomes Their Inner Voice

Love is unconditional, according to the Bhagavad Gita. So why do many of us look outside of ourselves for love? We seek recognition from higher authority or demand attention from people we are about. We think this is love, and we are often disappointed.

This behavior got me thinking - did we not learn how to love ourselves?

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5 Ways the Practice of Handstands is like the Practice of Parenting

Have you ever gone on a journey, with lots of ups and downs, that doesn’t seem to end? I have - and continue to do so each day.  I find handstands similar to parenting - both practices are seemingly simple and straightforward, yet completely elusive at times. The more I practice handstands, the more I experience the parallels to parenting. 

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Ride the Waves of Emotions: How to Keep Calm When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum

Freedom: when you go away for a weekend without your kids! Just kidding. But kind of true. Read more to find out how to detach from strong emotions at the moment they arise.

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3 Ways to (Re)focus When Life Throws You Off Your Game

Whoever said we must aim for the eye of the bird 🐦 with focused, single-minded, all-absorbed determination must not have had two small children running circles around him. As a mom, finding focus in every day life can be a bit of a challenge. There are so many things that can pull us in different directions. At times, I feel like there are too many unexpected distractions that need urgent attention. Anyone else with me? 🙋🏻‍♀️  Here are 3 ways to refocus our aim.

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Love & the Magic of Impermanence

I used to get upset about the boys waking me up at night. Most days I would get no more than 4 hrs of sleep, and I’d wake up a mombie zombie. Then one night, I realized that this is it. This is life. This precious time might be the last.

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Navigating the Family

The Winter Holidays are a time of year where family is at the center of action. Whether we consider family as the group of people we were born into, that we married into, that we were hired into, or one we created ourselves (friends), navigating the family and relationships, in general, takes some skill. 

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