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Nurturing Through Words: The Art of Compassionate Communication in Parenting

With President’s Weekend upon us in the United States, it’s an opportune moment to delve into the essence of communication. Whether steering a household or a country, exceptional leadership finds its roots in effective communication. A timeless biblical verse resonates, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue,” underscoring the profound impact words […]

Parenting

From Chinese New Year to Valentine’s Day: A Journey of Love and Tradition

Parenting

Happy Valentine’s Day from CPR! Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14th, holds a special place in the heart of many, including myself. Fond memories flood back of dressing my children in red and sending them off to school with cards for each classmate in hand. The vibrant energy, adorned decorations, and the ethos of spreading […]

A Tapestry of Stories: A Journey Through Black History Month 2024

February marks the observance of Black History Month or African American History Month, providing an opportunity to spotlight, honor, and commemorate the remarkable contributions made by the Black community to science, the arts, politics, and social justice. Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Martin Luther King exemplify the transformative power of non-violent conflict resolution, their lives serving […]

Parenting

Embracing Tranquility: A Guide to Dealing with Anxiety in Parenthood

Parenting

Recall the moments when your child, just a baby, might have accidentally bumped their head on the crib or got startled awake by a loud noise? Those seconds felt like an eternity as you anxiously awaited that unmistakable gulp for air, typically followed by a piercing cry. Breathing — the most intrinsic and involuntary function […]

Mastering the Art of a Stress-Free Holiday: Navigating Conscious Parenting in Festive Gatherings

Dear Katherine, In the midst of the holiday hustle, it’s crucial to keep things stress-free. This year marks our first holiday season within the Conscious Parenting Revolution, and the concerns are piling up. “Feeling Shy” shares worries about navigating extended family dynamics and potential clashes in parenting styles during the Christmas gathering.Sincerely, Feeling Shy Feeling […]

Parenting

In the Spirit of Joy: A Parent’s Christmas Wish Come True

Parenting

Happy Holidays! ‘Twas the night before Christmas,And throughout the home,Little ones a-stirring,They’re quite the festive load!You went the extra mileTo bring holiday joy,But it’s not what you pictured…it’s all about toys! If that isn’t how the poem goes…it really should be! A tranquil Christmas Eve isn’t the norm for many families. Your children, high on […]

Navigating the Three Rs: Understanding Teen Rebellion and Practical Tips for Parenting

Is your teenager’s defiant behavior taking center stage in your family life? Navigating the challenging teenage years often leaves parents and caregivers at a loss. However, there’s a perfectly legitimate explanation for their behavior. Adolescence marks the development of the prefrontal cortex—the brain region responsible for judgment, weighing pros and cons, and managing emotional responses. […]

Parenting

Set Up 2024 to be the Best Parenting Year Ever

Parenting

I have a question for you… If you were standing in a room full of your favorite things, knowing that the most exciting thing to happen to you all year is imminent, would you find it hard to focus?  I’m going to go ahead and assume you answered yes, because that’s how your children feel […]

Exploring Perspectives: The Importance of Listening to Children

In every situation, there are always two sides to every story… Imagine going about your day when suddenly the phone rings. On the other end of the line – perhaps a concerned teacher or a camp counselor – you learn that your child is acting out. The immediate reaction is a flush of shame and […]

Parenting

Navigating Parenting: The Pitfalls of Rewards and Punishments in Raising Authentic, Emotionally Intelligent Kids

Parenting

Picture having a remote control that effortlessly guides and shapes your child’s behavior. Tidy up your room. Check. Complete your homework. Check. Head to bed. Check. Life suddenly becomes a breeze, devoid of constant reminders, heated arguments, or backtalk. It might sound like a fantasy, yet is it truly so implausible? Life would undoubtedly be […]