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:
With Father’s Day approaching, you might want to sit down and take a few minutes to be thankful for your dad, husband, or father figure in your life. Below is a brief meditation you can do to send love and gratitude to them.
Now that I have kids of my own, I have come to appreciate the delicate balance of discipline and affection that my father had to maintain in handling us, his own children. Fathers have their special parenting challenges that are different from mothers.[Read more…] about Lessons I Learned From My Father About Parenting
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