Life reminders

Teaching kids (and ourselves) how to leave the monkey mind alone

A heart to heart with my daughter One morning this week, I had a lengthy discussion with one of my daughters about breathing. She loves to take deep breaths, however they’re quite audible, which is making her a target for criticism at school. I asked her why she likes taking such deep, audible breaths, but she… Continue reading Teaching kids (and ourselves) how to leave the monkey mind alone

Mission to Get Healthy

Food Math… Who doesn’t love THAT subject?

My daughter and I went to see a nutritionist this week. Very successful visit. We sat there talking to a nice lady with a soft voice and encouraging smile for about an hour. Never once did she shame or belittle us for the types of foods we were choosing. “Just a little rearranging… maybe a few… Continue reading Food Math… Who doesn’t love THAT subject?