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Guest Post

Fighting Over a Lollipop: A Mindful Parenting Guest Post


I'm so pleased to host Debbie Blicher on the blog today. Debbie is a writer and mother of two children, and one of the most thoughtful parents I know. My husband first read this piece on Debbie's blog, Two Adopt Two, and suggested I post it on my Mindful Parenting blog, and he was right. There are many, many examples of mindful parenting in this great piece.

"GIVE ME BACK MY LOLLIPOP!" M yelled, chasing...
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Mindfulness

A Mindful Parenting Podcast with Dr. Jessica Michaelson!


Dr. Jessica Michaelson of Honest Parenthood is one of my favorite parenting experts - her perspective is honest, funny, supportive, and refreshingly down to earth - not to mention super helpful! Needless to say, I was thrilled when she asked if I would record a podcast with her about mindful parenting! Other than my man-voice (which I will never quite get over), I'm pretty pleased with how it came out. If you have questions...
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Shit Happens, Parenting Style: A Mindful Parenting Guest Post


I recently had the opportunity to read an advance copy of Brian Leaf's latest book, Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi: Cloth Diapers, Cosleeping, and My (Sometimes Successful) Quest for Conscious Parenting. Now, to be clear,  we are a Pampers and cribs kind of family, and kombucha has never once crossed my lips and yet I loved this book nonetheless. Leaf's reflections on his first years as a father are honest and hilarious, and he seems to...
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