Apr 25, 2022
We share ideas on how to raise children with intention, and of course, a big part of any conversation involving both intentional and conscious parenting is education. Private school education is often favored by parents. Here are five ways that private school can prepare your child for success in life. (Of course, it's important to support traditional schooling and homeschooling as well. Figure out whatever works best for your family.)
Apr 3, 2022
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Supporting The Inner Light Of The Children,
Carol Lawrence And Stacy Toten
After losing a loved one, it’s natural to want to shield your children from pain. It gets complicated when it comes time to break the sad news, especially if they were close to that person. For example, it can be hard to tell young children about the death of their grandparent, considering their role in child development and their unique relationship. You, as the parent, still have the burden to help your kids cope with the loss even as you grieve. Below is a guideline on how to help your child cope with the loss:
Be Honest About Death
Breaking the news is one of the most challenging things in this process, but there will never be a perfect time to tell them. It would not be right if they learned about the loss unexpectedly from another source. Find a time and space where they will be free to express themselves however they need.
A public space is not the ideal place to do it. Be clear about death and make them understand that it’s a permanent happening. Avoid statements like ‘grandma went to sleep” or “grandpa is resting” as such words might ignite some hope that they might wake up someday.
Address Your Child’s Feelings
Mar 10, 2022
Moms, get organized with the Intentional Conscious Parenting 2022 Family Planner and Calendar.
The new baby has arrived and mom is settling in. She's thrilled, exhausted, and potentially overwhelmed. New parents often receive a variety of presents for their new little bundle of joy to welcome them into the world. In this article, we are going to focus on mom and fun gifts for her.
Here are some fun gifts ideas for the special new mom in your life.
1) Time - Sometimes getting a shower with a brand new little one can be difficult. This is where you come in. Offer an invitation to donate a few hours of your time. These few hours could give mom a chance to shower, clean up the house, cook a meal or wash some laundry while you watch the new baby. Or you could offer to take some of the regular household tasks off her hands while she rests with the baby.
Getting a good education is why parents send their children to school, and so it's important to make a good call when choosing a school. When it comes to making a decision between private, public school, or homeschooling, there's always going to be a debate. Read on to see five reasons why some parents consider private school over public school, and you will understand why more parents are doing the same.
Mar 2, 2022
A home is meant to be a haven for its occupants by ensuring their health, safety, and security. Therefore, parents should conduct intentional conscious parenting at all times to ensure their safety and that of their children and pets. One way of achieving this is looking out for and eliminating safety hazards in the house. Here are everyday safety hazards you must watch out for.
Feb 20, 2022
If you have a teen who has just gotten their driver's license, you may be anxious about their safety while on the highway. Thanks to having experienced driving yourself, you can appreciate that it takes practice to be able to confidently and safely drive on the highways, and here's how you can talk to them about it.
Feb 11, 2022
Your child's bedroom needs to serve multiple purposes. It is a safe place to sleep, a playroom, and a storage room for their belongings. It gives them a specific space for them, so you want it to be as comfortable for them as possible. If you're looking to improve their space, you're not alone. Most homeowners spend between $5,000 and $10,000 improving their homes. Much of that goes into the bedrooms. If you want to make your child's bedroom into a safe space, here are some tips to get you there.