Life As A Conscious Mom

Life As A Conscious Mom

June 2012 Archives


Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously. Love Card #2 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]


Nickels and Dimes- How Knowing Your Child Can Help Them

We got Caidin’s end-of-the-year school report yesterday. The teachers at his school are so great. Twice a year we get an in-depth written report that details how he is doing, what his strengths are and where he can improve. They […]


5 Ways to Make Summertime Memories

I want to make sure that Caidin has good memories of growing up. Some come naturally, but I also try to find moments that will create lifelong memories. I love the summer for this. Life slows down and we can […]


No Shortage of Firsts – Letting go of fear.

My Mom took us to Disney World last year. We stayed for a whole week at the All-Star Music Resort and visited each of the theme parks. It was a wonderful experience, for the most part. One day, on return […]

How to Empower Your Child’s Inner Knowing

“When we support our children in knowing their own truth it empowers them in ways we can’t even imagine.” I said that. I said it because on Friday I was witness to one of those magical, jaw dropping moments when […]

Friday Wisdom: See Your Child and Let Him See

Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously. See Card #24 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]

Do You Know The Deeper Reasons Your Child Is In Your Life?

My work revolves around seeing the bigger picture – of why we are here, of who we are, and why we are in each other’s lives. I look at core life lessons and at Spiritual agreements. A Spiritual agreement is […]

5 Things To Say To Your Child

There are certain things I always say to Caidin and I see how they affect him. His eyes light up, he has a sense of pride and he in turn says many of these things back to me. One is […]

Teach Your Children the Importance of Honesty, Value and Equal Exchange of Energy

I just read a blog post by David Lowery over at The Tricordist: Artists for an Ethical Internet. (Letter to Emily White at NPR All Songs Considered. | The Trichordist.) The post was in response to a 21 year-old woman who […]

4 Ways to Celebrate The Summer Solstice With Your Child

This Wednesday, June 20th at 7:09 pm Eastern Time marks the Summer Solstice – the longest day of the year and for many it signifies the official start of summer. In pagan tradition however, Summer actually begins on May 1st and […]

Lessons Learned From My Father

I want to take a minute to honor my Dad who passed away in 2008. For 40 some years he was a dentist with a private practice and played a great role at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo […]

Friday Wisdom: Focus

Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously. Focus Card #11 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]

Summer Transition: Another Opportunity to Demonstrate Flexibility

Yesterday was Caidin’s last day of being a second grader. He had a half day of school so we celebrated by going to lunch at a local diner and talking about our best memories of the year: top three events […]

5 Out-of-The-Box Ways To Know Your Child

We are all different. We have our physical differences, but beyond that we respond to information and situations differently, we learn differently and we experience the world differently. I  like to say ‘my red, cannot be the same color as […]

How To Teach a Taurus Child About Fractions

Spring break is upon us and when I was a child my family always went down to St Pete’s Beach in Florida at this time of year. From the age of seven on, it was a highlight of the year. […]

Teachable Moments Rather Than ‘Preachable’ Moments: 3 Ways To Incorporate Teachable Moments Into Your Everyday.

When Caidin was little, we found ourselves not only describing and explaining things to him, but being sure that we added adjectives and adverbs to every sentence. So instead of saying ‘that’s a dog,’ we’d say ‘that’s a big brown […]

Chasing Perfect Parenting

I’m a glass-is-half-full person, I’ll admit that. I always look at the upside, the opportunity, and the silver lining. I believe that positivity creates more positivity and that our thoughts create our reality. This morning I was planning on writing about ‘perfect […]

Friday Wisdom: Meditation For Your Child

Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously. Meditation Card #31 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]

Teaching Your Child to Stand Up For Themselves – 4 Conscious Parenting Insights

One of the best parts of my day is when I wait at our gate for Caidin to arrive on the school bus. I look forward to seeing him at the top of the bus steps, smiling and all set […]

5 Things For A Graduate of Any Age

Whether your child is graduating from Kindergarten or from College, in the anticipation and excitement of this hallmark moment we oftentimes skip right over the really important parts. What is ‘graduation’? Technically, graduation is the conferring of a degree or […]

Understanding Your Child’s Frustration – What you Need to Know and 3 Steps to Help.

Put yourself in your child’s place and imagine for a minute the following: You have a toy that you absolutely love, it’s yours, you carry it with you everywhere. Although you aren’t consciously aware of it, the toy gives you […]

Insight: Need More Time? Be In The Moment.

About 12 years ago, the notion of ‘being in the moment’ kept coming up for me. It was coming up in conversations, in books I was reading, showing up on the cover of magazines; it just seemed to be everywhere. […]

Friday Wisdom: Compassion

  FRIDAY WISDOM is based on Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (The Special Moms’ Edition) Compassion Card #3 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special Moms’ Edition) Today I drew the Compassion Card. I had to sit and think […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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


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