The Conscious Parent Blog

On Parenting: A True Labor of Love

On Parenting: A True Labor of Love

It’s LABOR DAY (here in America) – a long, extended holiday weekend for most, an opportunity for over-time pay for others and a time to do some house-cleaning in preparation for the fall season. A time to pay respects for all the hard workers trying to earn a living and a time for some down-to-earth fun with our families. However you…

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When Our Partnerships Do Not Always Come With A United Front

When Our Partnerships Do Not Always Come With A United Front

More marriages / partnerships struggle than survive in today’s very high pressured society and demands and do not always come with a united front. As we know, marriage (and any committed relationship for that matter) in and of itself can be hard enough and when you add children to the mix (albeit our own together, step children, adopted) there is a…

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Connection is the Foundation of Your Child’s Future

Connection is the Foundation of Your Child’s Future

Everyday I hear stories about young people in trouble, maybe it’s drug use, suspension from school, violent behavior, staggering numbers of sexually transmitted diseases, a general lack of motivation…this appears to be happening within families all around the country.  We tend to want to point fingers and say it’s the school’s fault, or it’s peer pressure, or the ever-popular scapegoat…the…

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It’s Time to Disconnect From the Doing and Connect to Our Being

It’s Time to Disconnect From the Doing and Connect to Our Being

Whether it is getting our children ready for school, deciding what to plan for dinner, seeing the stack of bills / mail pile up, running an errand, working full-time, getting stuck in traffic, playing with our kids, giving our partner/spouse our loving attention, making a follow-up phone call, planning a night out with friends, hosting a family gathering, taking a…

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