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conscious parenting

  • heartbeats

    ‘Walking Away’ by Cecil Day-Lewis

    This poem, by Cecil Day-Lewis, perfectly captures the poignance of parenthood:

    …selfhood begins with a walking away,
    And love is proved in the letting go.

    Walking Away

    It is eighteen years ago, almost to the…

  • the unquantifiable self

    Unearthing Gratitude in Grief

    Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

    Last November, I decided to take gratitude past the Thanksgiving…

  • the unquantifiable self

    The #1 Gift You Can Give a Child

    As we sift through the detritus of wrapping paper and family-sized battery packs after the holidays, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the gifts we’re giving our children that will outlast the AAs.

    When Oprah…