Why Putting Your Holiday Decorations Up Early is Good for Mental Health

Holiday Article

At lunch, the other day, one of my friends brought up the subject of decorating for the holidays early. And, immediately I felt my body relax as my thoughts drifted back to the happy memories of childhood celebrations.  My friend was smiling as well, reminding me of how much fun decorating for the ... Read More

Tips for Making Meditation a Family Practice

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In our busy, always-in-a-rush society, I have found meditation to be especially calming and beneficial to parents and children alike. You may think your child is too young or incapable of meditation, but even children as young as age three are able to sit next to you and mimic your meditation, ... Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

As we begin the holiday season, it is a wonderful time to begin the practice of meditation, if you have not already incorporated meditation into your life. Meditation is one easy way to combat the effects of daily stress, and take back control of your health. Just 20 minutes a day can reduce stress ... Read More

Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Growth, Part Two


As I discussed in my previous blog post, psychologists have determined that there are many different types of intelligence. Today, I will share tips on how to help nurture your child’s emotional intelligence. Healthy emotional growth begins with successful bonding between parent and child. Your ... Read More

Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Growth, Part One


As parents, we often talk of child development as it pertains to intellectual growth. As discussed in past blog posts, there are certain things parents can do to help give their children the best possible opportunities for increased IQ and to further learning capabilities. But what about emotional ... Read More