Posts tagged attachment and relationships
On Being a Mindful Parent

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How can you provide a framework for your children to develop into confident, solid individuals who can build meaningful lives? Let's take a look at the trajectory of a life. A child comes into this world seeking safety, seeking love, seeking connection and responsiveness. 

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Harvard on Happiness- Tips to Increase Quality of Life

Most human are chasing the feeling of happiness.

Based on a recent survey given to millennials about their most important life goals, over 80% responded by saying they would like to get rich, and over 50% of the same group shared that they would also like to attain fame in their lifetime. 

The not-so-subtle message we receive is to do more, work  harder and keep spinning that wheel until we achieve. 

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Same Family, Different Parents?

Do you ever feel like your family system isn't typical? Ever have a sense that just don't fit in? Have you had a moment where you noticed the relationship of your sibling with your parent(s) and thought: "They have such  a different connection or dynamic than I ever had or can ever imagine having with them".

Those are thoughts many siblings have about each other. It does not mean that your parents are that different in the ways they are from moment to moment. It would get exhausting if they changed the way they spoke to differ between each child. 

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The Truth about Mommyhood!

Let's talk real right here. For just a minute.

All of us who have children, at one point in time thought that mommyhood is one of those stages of life that is just beautiful. Teaching little beings how to exist in the world, let them explore the wonders of this thing called life and giggle with them as they utter their first sound, wobble their first steps and taste their first foods.

Oh just bliss. 
Or is it?

I've yet to meet a mom who has said "Since becoming a mom, my life is bliss". Mommyhood is totally filled with a joy, an honor roll of taking on the task of the most precious being(s), and a never ending role of being a role model. 

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