Wisdom

Winter Book List

Winter time is our favorite season to cozy up with a book and a cup of tea. Our friend Meagan at Whole Family Rhythms has shared a great book list for your family to celebrate the season of winter. Thanks, Meagan! Winter Feels Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner Own Moon by Jane…

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Self-Care for Parents for the Holidays

  Self-Care for Parents Practice a pause throughout your day.  Create space for quiet and stillness. Model the importance of slowing down during our shortest days and longest nights. Do one nice thing each day, download our December calendar of kindness for simple ideas each day this month. Light a candle or a fire. Walk…

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The Family Meal

Thoughts on Mealtime Mealtime is a welcome time of day in our family, a time to reconnect and nourish after work and daily adventures. We try to create a pause and share gratitude for our yummy food, the earth and the farmers whose hands brought it to us. This pause also offers a grounding moment to relax…

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Self-Care Invitations for November

  Self-Care Invitations for November make or buy a few new candles for the table and light them at breakfast time if hosting a Thanksgiving dinner, make it a potluck women, give yourself a Yoni steam (here’s how) jump in a pile of leaves..I dare you! hire the neighbor to rake up your leaves(or shovel…

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October: Self-Care for Parents

 Self Care for parents, in the spirit of community:  Host a “come as you were” costume party asking your guests to dress as a former part of their life or as they believe they were in a past life Clean out your pantry and donate to a local food bank Eat by candle light (find…

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October: Fun Activities & Crafty Inspiration

The month is October, the air is getting cold. The leaves are all changing to red and to gold. The month is October and pumpkins I’ve seen, they’re out trick-or-treating for now it’s Halloween.   Fun Activities for October: make a colorful leaf mandala create a leaf and acorn garland make mini pumpkin votive holders gather leaves…

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Create a Community for New Parents

http://www.motheringarts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/promo-Myvideoad.mp4 “When a child is born, so is a mother.”~Osho At the beginning of every Mothering Arts class I ask mothers three questions: What is your greatest joy? What is your biggest challenge? What do you wish to gain out of this experience? As you can imagine, the answers for the first question are rooted…

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Self-Care for Autumn

Self-Care for autumn: Make yourself a golden leaf crown Roll in a pile of leaves Wake up before everybody and enjoy a chai latte Take a walk in nature alone and experience your surroundings with your senses rather than your thinking Eat a warm apple pie Give yourself a pumpkin facial  Practice a balance pose…

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September Crafts

  Let’s get crafty! We love making felted acorn garlands! It’s very simple and inclusive for young children as they can gather the acorns, remove the “hats” and help with wet felting. Older children can tie the string on the acorn stems and glue the felt into the cap. I found this great tutorial (and…

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