Mindful Parents often want to know what to do and say to their children in specific situations. There are alot of parenting books, blogs and websites out there telling us. But does this one size fits all parenting philosophy really work?
In this post I want to talk about openness of mind, and how this can lead to more creative and harmonious family relationships. We often are so stuck to our own ideas, so afraid of being wrong we stubbornly defend our position to the exclusion of really listening to another persons opinion, point of view […]
There are many different theories on how to bring up kids out there, from extreme control and authoritarianism, to extreme permissivness and neglect. Most parents fall somewhere along that line. But if you consider a radically different view point for a moment, there is another way that most people don’t even know exists. I like […]
Are you a couch potato parent? You know, one of those parents that like to parent from the side lines, shouting orders across the room, dictating what needs to be done, seeing squabbles and intervening with words instead of actions? We’ve all done it. It’s easier….. isn’t it? And we’re tired….. right? We can just […]