Mindfulness and Parenting

This video explains how mindfulness can help both your parenting and your children. It also briefly addresses how to start practicing mindfulness. A few resources are provided.

Benefits of Mindfulness can be found on this site: www.greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/mindf­ulness

5 Steps to Better Self Care for Moms

Self-care is often ignored by parents, yet a very important component of living a happy and fulfilling life. When we make place in our lives for little pockets of self-care, we have more energy and patience with our spouse/partner and children. We need to make time for this, just like we make time for personal hygiene.Finally, if we model proper self-care, we are teaching this important skill to our children. Self-care is an essential component of healthy self-esteem. They go hand in hand. Watch this video for simple ideas on what rituals you can incorporate in your life.

8 Easy Steps to a Struggle Free Bedtime Routine for Kids

Parents often struggle with bedtime and the comments I hear most is that it’s a stressful time filled with battles. In this video, I discuss the importance of having the same ritual every night and what elements are important for this to become a pleasant time of day, and  a special moment for bonding with your child.