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Killing Off Supermom

I’ll be honest with you. In my house, the beds are rarely made unless someone is coming to visit. Sometimes I yell. My closet is a disaster and I feel guilty that I work too much. My kids watch more TV than they should. See on www.modernmom.com

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The Power of Mindfulness

Mindfulness: How a meditation practice can help kids with ADHD, anxiety, autism and depression become less anxious, more focused, and more in charge of their own behavior See on www.childmind.org

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Relaxation Bottles

Create five different types of Relaxation or Cool Down Bottles with your children. They will love relaxing with these bottles! See on www.simplyrealmoms.com

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How Parents Can Practice Mindfulness (Even With Our Kids Around)

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club’s new workshop. Our leader Carla Naumburg is showing us how we can make our family life calmer and happier through mindful parenting. So far in this workshop, we’ve talked about what mindful parenting is — the ability to tune in to what is actually going on with […]

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Moms’ Best Parenting Advice | Growing With Your Child: The Art of Mindful Parenting

What’s the best parenting advice you’ve ever gotten? Read the top 3 entries from Parenting.com’s recent contest, & share your own!   Dr. Amy Fuller‘s insight: These Mom’s submitted parenting advice and received mom-friendly awards! Read the whole story here. See on growingwithyourchild.com

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How to Help Your Children Develop Compassion – Charter for Compassion

How to help your dhildren develop compassion Raising children in today’s world is a challenge, especially when it comes to instilling a sense of compassion in a world that seems increasingly apathetic. Helping your kids learn the importance of helping and feeling genuine sympathy for others isn’t such a complex proposition, though, it’s only one […]

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Raising Children to be Last in a “Me First” World

Entitlement has been the topic of the summer for me as I deal with my own issuesas well as those of my young children. We live in an entitled society where “have it your way” has become a personal motto for most people and where “me first” isn’t just something your two-year-old demands. But as I have mentioned before, we don’t deserve […]

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14 tips for Helping Children with Emotional Intelligence

14 tips for Helping Children with Emotional Intelligence What can we do to help our children develop emotional intelligence? Our emotional intelligence is the ability to understand our own feelings and the feelings of others so we can get along with other people. Experts have found that our emotional intelligence is the biggest predictor of […]

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The Neuroscience of Calming a Baby

The Neuroscience of Calming a Baby New study explains why babies calm down when they are carried. Every parent and caregiver knows from first hand experience that babies calm down when they are picked up, gently rocked, and carried around the room. New research published in the journal Current Biology on April 18, 2013 shows that this is a universal phenomenon. […]

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