The last thing I ever thought I would be, as I meditated and yoga-ed my way through pregnancy, was a competitive athlete’s mom. But part of being a conscious, aware, attached, and spiritual parent is listening to the soul's yearnings of your child - and my daughter, and her soul, proclaimed loud and clear: "I want to be a figure skater." Before she ever thought I would strap a pair of blades to her feet she was "skating" across the bare floors of our home in makeshift skates of socks, empty tissue boxes, and anything else that would slide; whether I thought it was safe or not!Read More
As attachment parents, my husband, Scott, and I have broken mainstream society's cardinal rule of parenting, our daughter has slept in our bed for, at least, some portion of most of her 3,532 nights on this planet.Read More
Hi, I’m Sage and I am nine years old. My mommy has dermatomyositis. I have a list about the best and suckiest things about having a mommy with Myositis.
1. What is the suckiest thing about my mommy’s disease?
Having her stay in bed all day because of her pain, migraines, and tiredness.
What is the best thing about her disease?
Being able to stay home, cuddle, and not be running around all the time...
Extra! Extra! Read all about it…Love Is All There Is and There Is Enough! Let's see if these two concepts can be combined into: There Is Enough Love For Everyone! Society teaches competition at every level, including love. Children are even taught, through concepts like sibling rivalry, that parental love is limited, will be rationed, and is something for which to be fought.Read More
I was listening to the song Imagine, by John Lennon, a few days ago. It was the first time I had played it for my daughter, and the first time I had actively listened to the song in years. It brought me to tears to hear it through her ears.Read More