12 practical ways you can reconnect with your child.
When our child has a tantrum or meltdown it can trigger us parents. In this post I explore the ways to keep our own emotions in check so that we can be fully present when our child needs us the most.
Do you find that you don’t have enough time to get everything accomplished? Our family was feeling stretched, so we decided to start a new family rhythm!
Patterns for consumerism are so easy to slide into. This way of being and relating to the world has become so innate that it feels normal. Our family is dedicated to reducing the number of purchases we make, but still, we end up slipping into the mind trap of ‘consumption means progress.’ We are just […]
I have found myself indulging many of my deepest fears lately. As we make the conscious choice to step out of our conventional life and into the murkiness of something completely uncertain. Selling our home without a new one to inhabit has been pushing my edges with intensity. Most days I feel convicted. But lately, […]
Today is birthday week at our house. My daughter, now 2, was born on April 6th. Today is my eldest son’s birthday, he is now 6 and tomorrow, April 9th my second son turns 4. Needless to say, birthday week is a crazy one around here. I try to make each child’s birthday special for […]
I can understand why people find it so stressful to move. My inner perfectionist has been awakened by the need to have the house looking spotless for prospective buyers. We have decided to list our house ourselves for a short time to try and sell it to someone who is like minded. As a result, […]
Making the descent into the unknown is a scary ride. We are currently working our way out of this wonderful home that has been our comfort for over 8 years. I love this house. It makes me feel good. But it has become clear that it no longer serves us. We were different people than […]
How may things are needlessly judged as weeds? What makes some things less worthy to be considered as the indicators of a need? Isn’t it the weeds that show us where we need to plant more of what we do desire? But our culture is expert at sussing out ‘weeds.’ The trouble is that sometimes […]
We are blessed to live in Canada, with four seasons. The season of autumn signals the beginning of turning inward. A time for dreaming and planning while cozy indoors for the winter months. But it doesn’t seem so enticing as the days are growing shorter and we are losing the time in daylight to wrap […]