Life As A Conscious Mom

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July 2012 Archives

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Keep Head Lice Away Naturally

When we lived in Brooklyn, NY, Caidin started pre-school and within the first month he brought home a letter from the school Nurse alerting me to the fact that someone in the lower school had head lice. They don’t tell […]


Is it Wrong to Take the Biggest Piece?

This weekend I overheard my husband correct my son for taking the ‘biggest piece’ and it got me thinking about the way in which our children learn to understand giving and taking, which ultimately transcends to how our children understand […]



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. Vibration Card #18 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) […]


Letting Your Child Grow-Up

Caidin’s growing-up. He is getting taller, his interests are changing and (at times) his acknowledged need of me is less. He is more comfortable running off with friends and no longer needs the physical ‘check-in’ of a hug that once […]

My Son’s 8 Favorite Things To Do In The Car

Whether car rides, bus rides, train rides, plane rides or long walks, finding ways to keep kids engaged can make or break everyone’s experience. I was going to write a list of five things to do in the car, but […]

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Flower Essences for Fear and Uncertainty

Whether it is world events or situations more closer to home, like going back to school or nightmares, Flower Essences offer children drug free emotional and mental support. Flower Essences (not to be confused with Essential Oils) use the energetic […]

Aurora Tragedy: How Do We Talk To Our Children About Violence, Terrorism and Death?

I seldom watch or read the news so I often don’t know what’s happening out in the world. There is no ‘good’ news. It’s all about death and violence and who did what to whom. TV News Producers will tell […]


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. Patience Card #40 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) […]

The Power of Positive Reinforcement

Yesterday Caidin and I went to Adams Fair Acre Farms café for dinner. I had picked him up from a friend’s house and on Wednesdays, Caidin’s Dad teaches at NYU so he doesn’t get home until late. So I figured […]

6 Important Things I’ve Learned About Being A Parent

There are definitely way more than six things I’ve learned about being a parent, but these are some of the top things. Being a Conscious Parent is truly a full-time job and it’s a lot like putting a puzzle together as you […]

TUESDAYS NATURALLY: Colic and Gas in Newborns

I was asked by a new mom over at The Conscious Mom’s Guide about Colic in newborns.  Caidin had colic so I know how challenging it can be for both new parents and baby to deal with. I can remember […]

Tuesdays Naturally – Epsom Salt Baths For Everything from the Emotional to the Physical

My answer to just about anything is ‘take an Epsom salt bath.’ Whether it’s sore muscles, aches from cold and flu, the onset of any kind of imbalance (cough, sore throat, fever), even fear, worry and sadness, my answer is […]

Conscious Children – Conscious Choices

Many of today’s children are intensely conscious beings. They can connect cause and effect at a very early age and they have a unique ability to see through the façade and sleight of hand of words and actions to unmask […]

FRIDAY WISDOM: CREATE something wonderful!

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. Create Card #20 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special […]

Conscious Parenting: Making Sure Your Child Doesn’t Become an Adultescent

My husband sent me an article that appeared in The New Yorker yesterday entitled “Spoiled Rotten: Why Kids Rule The Roost,’ written by Elizabeth Kolbert. In it she asks the question ‘are we raising a nation of ‘adultescents’? It isn’t […]

10 Ways to Be a Kid with Your Kid

Being silly, laughing, giggling, playing – sometimes as parents we forget to have fun. We get so serious and so wrapped up in the need to, have to, ought to and should dynamics that all the life goes out of […]

TUESDAY NATURALLY: The Power of The Potato

People give me a weird look when my son falls and bumps any part of his body and my reaction is to grab a white potato and slice off a piece to put on the bumped area. But the potato […]

How To Create A Drama-Free Relationship with Your Child, or Anyone for That Matter.

Why do children go through stages where they push back against us? We read a lot about the ‘Terrible Twos’, but many parents will tell you it doesn’t end there, it goes on to the ‘Torturous Threes’, the ‘Fitful Fours’, […]

FRIDAY WISDOM: BREATHE – Teach Your Child to Relax

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. Breathe Card #42 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]

The Real World Importance of Building a Healthy Communication Space with Your Child

Yesterday there was an article about kids watching Internet Porn (Rude awakening: Teaching our kids the abc’s of XXX). The article quoted a UK poll which found that ‘75% of teens said that their parents never discussed Internet Porn with […]

5 Steps to Help Your Child Overcome Fear

Whether it is bedtime or fireworks or maybe it’s sitting on Santa’s lap, children will have fear about things they don’t understand, things that their minds can’t wrap around, things that are just too big to put into context and […]

Empower Yourself and Your Child Through Natural Healing – Every Tuesday!

This weekend, Caidin and I were standing in the kitchen and I was mixing up a natural remedy for myself. My body has been giving me ‘warning’ signs for a few months now, but it wasn’t until last week that […]

How to Teach Your Child to Tell the Truth, or Rather How to Not Teach Your Child to Lie. The 4 Simple Steps to Follow.

Many parents inadvertently teach their children to lie. Here’s the scenario: Parent:‘ Did you do this?’ Child: ‘Yes’ Parent: ‘Go to your room.’ Your child learns that by telling the truth they get in trouble. The next time: Parent: ‘Did […]

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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 »

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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