Few experiences in life generate as much emotion as having a baby. Between the joy of parenthood and the stress of looking after an infant, parents are expected to ride a rollercoaster of thoughts and feelings. [Read more…] about Achieving Peace of Mind with a New Baby at Home
As the holidays roll in, consider including yoga as part of your roster of holiday family activities. The stress can be a lot, not only for the adults but also for the kids. It is even more of a concern as we enter the third (almost) year of the pandemic.
These Christmas yoga poses for kids make a fun routine that you and your children can do together, and help deal with the stress. Have fun![Read more…] about Christmas Yoga Poses For Kids
Although yoga is popular among adults, it can be easily appreciated and enjoyed by kids. In fact, practicing yoga can be a fun physical activity that you and your whole family can do together. So why not step on the mat this weekend, or after your kid’s ballet or soccer meet, or even this Father’s Day? Here’s every reason you should:
Asking other women who are also someone’s daughter: Growing up, was your mother your best friend? My mom wasn’t. But I know she tried. As I write this, I am finally friends with mom. In fact, she is my best friend.
It is only now that I am a mother myself that I often look back at situations she and I went through together. I would wonder what thoughts went through her head; what she would tell herself so she could soldier through them.
I would wonder how many times she cried herself to sleep.
When our loved ones get older, it’s hard to see their physical and mental abilities deteriorate. With many of us preferring our senior loved ones to stay at home in their final years, it’s important that they are well looked after and cared for. With that in mind, here are five ways to help senior family members age independently.[Read more…] about 5 Ways to Help Senior Family Members Age Independently
My father was a Vietnam veteran who suffered from PTSD. A part of me always grieves for him, for how he suffered and how his illness affected our family. And a part of me will always grieve for the little girl whose father came back from war a stranger, and for the relationship we never got to have.
His illness took him away from me, from his family, from the man he was before. [Read more…] about Growing Through Grief: About My Father