The Best Gift Doesn’t Come In a Box… – The Zen Mama’s Blog

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” ~Dr. Seuss So what’s the gift you…

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Teach Your Child Five Simple Ways To Practice Self-Care

To become a well-rounded and self-sufficient adult, it is imperative that we become comfortable managing stress and taking care of ourselves first. But why should this notion be merely limited to adulthood? In fact, it can be argued that self-care is valued more during childhood and adolescence. While self-care can be learned throughout life, it is vital that we introduce and encourage healthy practices to our kids as early as possible. I hardly need say that the easiest way to…

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Why breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Let’s talk about why breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and why it is crucial to start your day right with a nourishing breakfast. We’ve grown up learning that breakfast is the one meal that should not be skipped. Why? The reasons are endless. Besides fueling us with the energy to get through our morning and kick-start the day, it boosts our metabolism and helps in maintaining a healthy weight. It helps us focus at work and…

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The Lost Art Of Listening – The Zen Mama’s Blog

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”~Epictetus Do you know the secret to a better marriage? Do you know the best way to connect with your children? Do you know what will make your friends know that you are there for them and you really care? What is this magic solution? It’s listening! Listening is an essential part of communication that we often take for granted. I’m often guilty…

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4 Reasons Every Stay-At-Home Parent Deserves An Award

Ironic that when you ask a child whose mom or dad who is a stay-at-home parent does not go out to work “what does your mom/dad do?”, the child answers, “my mom/dad does not have a job”. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Let’s admit one thing: raising children is kind of a job. Of course, it is the most important job a parent can have. You are responsible for not only their care, but you are also responsible…

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