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Life As A Conscious Mom

Life As A Conscious Mom

May 2012 Archives

Are You Bribing Your Child and You Don’t Even Know It?

When you bribe your child, you condition their behavior: do this and you’ll get that. There are the obvious bribes like “be a good boy and we’ll go for ice cream.” In this case you are conditioning their behavior with […]

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5 Important Things To Model For Your Child

My dad had this amazing ability to teach anybody anything. He couldn’t swim himself, in fact he wouldn’t even go in the water, but he taught me to swim. He never played a day of tennis, yet he went to […]

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Oh Sweet Elusive Balance

When I talk to other moms, whether expressed or alluded to, balance tends to be part of the conversation. As we are nearing the end of the school year, not one or two, but several moms have said to me […]

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Insight: How to Have Patience

There are times when I lose my patience with Caidin and I absolutely do not like it. In my meditation this weekend, I decided to focus on understanding this dynamic. I was reminded of the old adage, ‘If you ask […]

FRIDAY WISDOM: CALM

FRIDAY WISDOM is based on Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (The Special Moms’ Edition) Calm Card #41 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special Moms’ Edition) Today I drew the Calm Card. What better way to end the week, then with […]

How The Vocal Get In Trouble

Several months back Caidin was repeatedly getting in trouble in school. Not capital ‘T’ trouble, mind you, but he was being asked to leave meeting or being spoken to by at least one teacher every day. He would get in […]

5 Ways to Empower Your Child

It can be hard to remember what it was like to be a little kid. If we consider the experience purely from a size perspective alone, we might be able to remember somewhat. Just the fact that the world is […]

What Pokémon Are You? Or, How To Learn More About Your Child.

Our son Caidin, who is eight, loves all things Pokémon. He has the cards, he has the DS Game, he watches it on television and when his best friend Sam comes over they make up Pokémon games to play on […]

Walkin’ My Talk

I recently released my first book, 50 Ways to Live Life Consciously, and true to everything in my life, this experience is giving me so many opportunities to ‘walk my talk’. It is also reaffirming my belief that one of […]

FRIDAY WISDOM: GENTLENESS

FRIDAY WISDOM is based on Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (The Special Moms’ Edition) Gentleness Card #16 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special Moms’ Edition) Today I drew the Gentleness Card. Things are so challenging for us these days that […]

Happiness is Reflected in Our Eyes

Caidin has his final ‘share’ of the year at school today. On their ‘share’ day, kids get to bring something into class that they want to share with their classmates. (It’s the new form of show-n-tell – same idea, different […]

5 Simple Yet Meaningful Ways To Connect With Your Child

Some of my favorite moments happen when Caidin and I are doing things that allow us to ‘just be’. These moments create a great sense of connection. If your child is little, start doing these things now and they will […]

Who Am I?

About a month ago I was on the radio talk show ‘Tell Me Your Story’. Host Richard Dugan and I had a great time talking about everything from Conscious Living to kids. After almost an hour, the interview was coming […]

What Will Your Last Words Be?

What will your last words be?  We really have no idea and I’m certain most of us seldom think about it. What got me thinking about this was a loss our family experienced. Alice, a woman very near and dear […]

FRIDAY WISDOM: ADVENTURE

  FRIDAY WISDOM is based on Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (The Special Moms’ Edition) Today I drew the Adventure Card. This is one of my favorite cards out of the 42. When we lived in Brooklyn, NY we […]

Children Are Small, But Their Problems Are Life-Size

We lived in Brooklyn, NY for most of Caidin’s life. We moved when he was six (he’s now eight). Walking around the neighborhood was a daily activity. Although many people don’t realize it, NYC and it’s Boroughs are broken into little communities.  […]

5 Things to Share With Your Child

Children learn by observing those around them. They look to their parents, their siblings, their relatives and their teachers to understand how to act, respond and interact. That’s why it’s important to share with our children who we are and […]

Mother’s Day – Why Mother’s Day is My Day

  For me Mother’s Day is my day. It’s not a day for others to recognize me or do things for me or give me things. It’s a day that I get to take a moment and truly relish the […]

Insights: Accept Your Life

I meditate every day. It isn’t the transcendental, raise yourself to some other place, kind of meditation, but rather a process of connecting body to earth and creating a space where information can come to me about the way we […]

Is Technology Making Your Child a Narcissist or Obsessive Compulsive?

Book review: Dr. Larry Rosen, a Research Psychologist and an international expert on the Psychology of Technology just released his 5th book iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming Its Hold On Us. (Watch my complete interview with Dr. Rosen […]

Defining Moments: Bully on the Playground

When Caidin was four he met a boy at summer day camp. I can’t remember the boy’s name now, but I do remember the boy. He was the same age as Caidin, but that was the only thing they had […]

10 Essential Elements of Conscious Parenting

Conscious Parenting isn’t a strategy, or a technique or something you can take a course on. Well, I guess you could take a course on it, but it wouldn’t be a sit-and-be-lectured-to course, it would be an experiential immersion into […]

Life As A Conscious Mom

  Life As A Conscious Mom With Christine Agro To say that I’m excited to be blogging here at Beliefnet is an understatement. Conscious Living and Conscious Parenting are my life and I look forward to sharing stories, insight, guidance, […]

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What can Jealousy and Envy Teach Our Children?
When we choose Conscious Parenting there is no shortage of teachable moments. Almost every situation offers us a moment to share insight, to point out something unique about ourselves or the world and to help our child become critical thinkers about not only their lives, but the world we live in.

posted 8:01:24am Feb. 19, 2013 | read full post »

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Sick and Tired of Getting Sick? Consider Bee Propolis
When it comes to preventative health and wellness, Bee Propolis is one of the most effective and supportive natural remedies available to us today. Propolis is considered an herb because it changes little from its material state. Propolis is comprised of resins which bees collect from tree buds a

posted 9:38:43am Feb. 12, 2013 | read full post »

Where Have I Been?
It’s such a simple question, but such an involved question. December was a particularly challenging month for Caidin and it made me stop and reflect on this blog. I love sharing information, insight and guidance and my ‘way’ has always been to share real life stories. I think they help y

posted 11:03:37am Feb. 11, 2013 | read full post »

The NRA Wants Armed Gunmen In The Schools
I'm sorry, but when, how, why and in what world, does the NRA have any say into what happens in our schools. Their push to put armed gunmen in schools is unfathomable to me. Schools take considerable precautions today, ones we wish they didn't have to. But really, if a school system feels the

posted 1:57:31pm Jan. 17, 2013 | read full post »

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Reset Your Mind
Last year I had the opportunity to read iDisorder by Dr. Larry Rosen. (Interview with Dr. Larry Rosen) It is a book that explores the role technology has on mental disorders. But what I found most important in his book is the notion that our brain doesn't 'shut down' when we turn off the computer,

posted 9:18:07am Jan. 15, 2013 | read full post »

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