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.

Can your child reflect the energy of someone else in the room?

Can your child reflect the energy of someone else in the room?
Intentional Conscious Parenting Kids Card Deck

Absolutely they can!
Children are their own little beings. They have good and bad days just like adults do, but they also have the uncanny ability to mirror a person in their environment taking on an energy of anger, fussiness, and discontent. Maybe you've noticed this?

Your Energy Can Impact Your Child's Behavior

🦋 Energy Check! Where are you at this moment? How do you feel inside? What kind of energy are you projecting?

Parenting And Cell Phone Addiction. Tips For Taking Back Control.

Let's be honest with ourselves and each other. Technology and our phones are awesome! We can call, text, Video call, connect with loved ones, make new friends, conduct business, read/listen to a book, watch videos, write blog posts, stay social, listen to music and so much more. All on one device. Pretty cool. 

Even though they are a huge asset to our lives they are also a huge distraction. Sometimes the people we spend the most time with, the ones right in front of us are the ones who suffer. 

May 10, 2023

May's Intentional Conscious Parenting Energetic Tip

Mays energetic parenting tip

Energetic Parenting Tip Alert 🌟

🌸 As parents, we have the power to create a positive and flowing energetic environment for our children.