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

Life reminders

“How was your Thanksgiving?”

I have spent the majority of this week so far answering the question, “How was your Thanksgiving?” and have noticed myself giving the proverbial, “It was good.” Just today I was wondering how many others give the same response, for whatever reason. After a you-don’t-want-to-know-what-I-called-it-day today, I came home and loved on my kids after… Continue reading “How was your Thanksgiving?”