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6 Signs You Have A Spirited Child… And 3 Things You Can Do About It!

All children have moments of being difficult and challenging; but some children are just MORE. I think of a spirited child as a child who is MORE intense, energetic, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the “average” child. Many times, these children are identifiable from birth, starting out as what are sometimes called […]

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mindfulness

How To Practice The Art Of Mindfulness With Our Children

According to Jon Kabat-Zinn (21st century mindfulness guru), “Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In other words, mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing on your current moment and not worrying about the past or anticipating the future. It is the action of being in the […]

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Anxiety

More than Worried: 5 Types of Childhood Anxiety You Need to Know

Worry and anxiety are part of our everyday life. Browsing the news headlines or scrolling through Facebook may fuel your tension, nerves or worry. However, in proportional doses, worry can serve it’s worthy purpose of alerting us to danger and motivating us to take action. Discerning between what is normal and necessary worry and what is beyond […]

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Mothering While Socially Awkward

Hello. I am an introvert. An outgoing one, but an introvert nonetheless. I am also extremely socially awkward, and very sensitive. I know you’re just dying to meet me in person. Also, maybe you can relate! This has been my personality (or rather affliction) since I was a child. Its unlikely to change, as much as […]

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