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Conscious Parenting

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    Our Shocking Lack of Presence

    When Danish dialogue facilitator and specialist in conflict mediation and reconciliation, Carl Plesner, was talking to a group of fifth graders about wellbeing and conflict mediation in school, he asked one of his routine…

    December 18, 2014
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    You Are Already Perfect Mom…

    We, moms today, seem to be in a constant state of polishing this thing called motherhood until it gleams. We are so busy and concerned about everything related to motherhood, our houses, ourselves, our…

    November 19, 2014
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    “All I Want is My Children To Be Happy”

    I implore you not to give up on your children's happiness just because it is hard, just because you don't know how to do this exactly! Giving up on actively influencing your children's happiness…

    October 13, 2014
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    My Top 5 Tips For a Joyful Family Dinner!

    I came across an article today called “Study finds that home-cooking disproportionately burdens mothers“. I think this is for sure the case for most of us, would you not agree? But does it have…

    September 17, 2014
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    5 Ways To Teach Emotional Autonomy To Your Kids

    We all want to raise children that can navigate their emotions successfully in life right? I call this emotional autonomy. The feeling or sense of being in charge of our thoughts and emotions instead…

    March 19, 2014
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    The Family Soup

    How do we deal with our kid’s changing moods, states of mind and negative behavior? That is the million dollar question for most parents! One of the things I used to struggle a lot…

    February 22, 2014
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    5 Tips To Support Your Kids Emotionally

    My children’s BIG emotional reactions used to freak me out. Unconsciously of course. If they would lose their emotional footing, I would crumble along with them and when I did, I would lose touch…

    December 26, 2013
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    6 Principles of Parenting from LOVE…

    So, my work here at The Joyful Mother is about LOVE. It is about teaching parents that there is so much more power, strength and wisdom available to them when they parent from this…

    December 5, 2013
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    Does Fear, Anxiety or Worry Impact Your Day?

    How much of a factor is fear in your life? I simply love this quote by Elisabeth Kubler Ros: “There are only two emotions: love and fear. All positive emotions come from love, all…

    September 17, 2013