Sep 25, 2023

4 Ways To Support Struggling Families Amid High Prices

4 ways to support struggling families

Helping Families in Need: Ways to Alleviate the Struggle of High Prices

Imagine the stress and anxiety of not being able to provide enough food for your family. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many families today, as the high prices of food and everyday living costs make it increasingly difficult to put meals on the table. 

There are ways we can all come together to help these families in need. In this blog post, we will explore several actionable ways to make a difference and ensure that no family goes hungry. As things get more crazier it's going to take everyone banding together to make sure the children are getting fed.

Sep 3, 2023

September's Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip: Guiding Kids Through a Changing World

September conscious parenting tip: creating a safe space

September's Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip: Guiding Kids Through a Changing World

September. The air begins to hold a hint of autumn's crispness, the leaves begin their slow transition into a blend of colors, and our children are adjusting to a new academic year. But this September isn't just about the changing seasons or back-to-school/homeschooling routines. It's about facing a world that feels different, a world that may seem more chaotic and unbalancing for some parents and their children.

News headlines scream of climate change, political unrest, and public health crises. The uncertainty and fear that you may feel can easily seep into your parenting, creating an atmosphere of anxiety in your home. But it doesn't have to be this way. As parents, we have the power to create a safe space for our children and be able to guide them through these turbulent times with grace and resilience. This is where intentional conscious parenting comes in.

Intentional conscious parenting is about being present, mindful, and deliberate in our interactions with our kids. It's about fostering an environment of safety, understanding, and open communication. 

Our September’s Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip is about helping our kids navigate the changing world without transferring our fears onto them. 

Aug 6, 2023

Supporting Empathic Children: Strategies for Preventing Sensory Overload


supporting empathic children

Raising Empaths: Recharging After Sensory Overload.

Introverts and extroverts see and interact with the world differently. When raising empathic, introverted, or hyper-sensitive children it's important to be attuned to your child's needs and energetic boundaries. 

Remember even extroverted children can become overwhelmed and feel overstimulated too. Some children are more sensitive than others. Adjust your parenting techniques and skills accordingly to your child.

As parents, we strive to understand and support our children's unique traits and needs. One such trait that may require special attention is empathy. Empathic children have an incredible ability to sense and absorb the emotions and energies of those around them. While this sensitivity can be a gift, it can also lead to sensory overload and emotional exhaustion. In this article, we will explore strategies for recharging empathic children after sensory overload, allowing them the space and freedom they need to thrive.

Jul 30, 2023

August's Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip: Children's Ideas And Who They Are Matters

August conscious parenting tip

As parents, we often find ourselves in the role of guiding and teaching our children, but it's essential to remember that their ideas and who they are as individuals matter. Every child is unique, with their own thoughts, feelings, and perspectives on the world. It's our responsibility to create a safe and nurturing environment where they can express themselves, be heard, and have their ideas validated. 

Jul 26, 2023

Creating Healthy Habits: The Key to Balanced Screen-Time

Balanced screen time

Creating healthy habits when it comes to using electronics is not a one-time task, but a continuous process. It involves setting clear boundaries, establishing routines, and providing guidance. 

Remember, our children learn more from what they see us do than what we tell them to do. So, it's essential that we, as parents, model healthy electronic habits ourselves.

Jul 22, 2023

Enjoying Shark Week as a Family All Week Long, Plus A Free Shark Coloring Page

Shark Week is an annual event that brings excitement, wonder, and a sense of adventure to households across the nation. It's a time when families gather around the television, eagerly waiting to learn more about these magnificent creatures that roam the depths of the ocean. But why limit the fun to just a few days? With a little planning and creativity, you can turn Shark Week into an entire week of family bonding and educational experiences. In this blog post, we'll explore different ways to enjoy Shark Week as a family all week long, creating lasting memories and fostering a love for marine life.

Jul 17, 2023

The Balancing Act: Human Connection vs. Digital World

human connection vs digital world

Each one of us, as parents, knows the challenge of maintaining balance in our lives. But when it comes to our kids and their interaction with the digital world, the balancing act takes on a whole new level. It's no secret that today's children are more tech-savvy than ever, with gadgets and devices becoming their constant companions. But as we increasingly rely on technology in our daily lives, it's essential to remember the importance of human connection and face-to-face interaction.

Of course, there's no denying the benefits of technology. It aids in learning, provides endless information at our fingertips, and lets us stay connected with friends and family across the globe. But it's also easy for children, and even adults, to lose themselves in the digital world, missing out on the real world's experiences and, more importantly, human connection.

In this age of digital saturation, conscious parenting requires us to teach our children the value of balancing their time spent on electronic devices with time spent interacting with people. It's not about completely eliminating technology from their lives, but about helping them use it in a way that enhances their lives rather than consumes them.

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Jul 9, 2023

July's Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip: Mindfulness and Presence

 Mindfulness and Presence: The Art of Being in the Now

Julys conscious parenting tip

As parents, one of the most precious gifts we can give our children is the practice of mindfulness and the ability to be present in the moment. In a world where attention is constantly being pulled in different directions, teaching our children to be present can help them focus, reduce stress, and enhance their emotional well-being.

Jun 24, 2023

June's Intentional Conscious Parenting Tip: Connection Over Correction

Conscious parenting tip: Connection Over Correction

Prioritize connection over correction.

Instead of immediately jumping to discipline or punishment when your child misbehaves, take the time to connect with them and understand what's going on with them emotionally.

This can help build trust and strengthen your relationship, which can ultimately lead to better behavior.

May 28, 2023

Reading, Outdoor Activities, And Free Play - Happy And Healthy Summer Fun

Parenting Tips For Summer Fun

Summer is a great time for kids to have fun, relax, and enjoy themselves. However, it is important to ensure that they stay healthy and active during this time. 

Encouraging kids to engage in reading, outdoor activities, and free play can go a long way in keeping them happy and healthy all summer long. 

Energetic Hygiene

Don't forget to take care of your energy bodies. They are just as important as your physical bodies. You can't have one without the other!

What are ways you take care of your child's energetic health?

A Look Back At My Experience Homeschooling My Sons

Schooling, Homeschooling, and Unschooling. So many choices. Here are a few tidbits I gleaned when I homeschooled — unschooled my sons through their middle school and high school years.