Jerry Braza uses the analogy of a garden, as well as wisdom from many different beliefs and cultures, to teach us how to cultivate goodness in our own minds. By doing so we create optimal conditions for developing “mindful relationships” with those we love.
Posts in the "Intention" category:
Raising teenagers does present new parenting challenges. This book is helpful in identifying some of the hard things teenagers are going through and what we, as parents, can do to help them.
Our children will one day be full-fledged adults in the real world where self-respect, self-discipline, responsibility, wise decisions, and hard work are required. What can we do now to help them become that way?
Have you found yourself with more free time now that your children are in school? If you’re considering re-entering the workforce, these steps may help you use that time to meet your goals.
Can you think of something that seems totally inconsequential or unsophisticated, but it brings you physically and emotionally closer to the ones you love?
In our busy schedules, sometimes car time is all the time we have to spend together. So, we’ve decided that for our family, car time is a time to unplug from electronics and plug into each other.
Through experiencing this book, you will learn how deliberate gratitude can change every texture of your life.
My son Kyle was diagnosed at week 11 of my pregnancy with Trisomy 18, a fatal genetic disorder. We had two young daughters, and sometimes it was hard to know what to say to them about something so big, but I’m so glad we didn’t keep the truth from them.
As I look through the pages of our Family Journal, I feel some grief over the lost time and the gaps between entries, but I have to put the lost months and time behind me and be okay with starting again, right where we are at.
Failure, owies, even heartbreak; why should we wish these on our children? Author Sadie McCurry takes a look at the lessons learned by our children when they experience “bad” things. Why, they may even learn resilience!
Communication is more than just the act of listening. See what this mother learned about real communication and how it has helped her parent more effectively.
My experiences caring for foster children and adopting our two boys has changed my thoughts and feelings on the question of feeding infants.