Lisa's Blog

The latest insights and ponderings on issues facing modern parents and tips for finding peace.

11
Sep

Parenting with an open mind and fresh eyes

This past Sunday, I went to a hot yoga class. It has been awhile since I have stepped foot in a yoga studio. Awhile! The day before I was nervous. I was thinking-can I do this? Will I survive 90 minutes of hot yoga? Will I remember what to do? Will my body remember the poses?...
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06
Sep

Becoming the parent you want to be… start here.

For most of us school is in full swing in North America and we just enjoyed a 4 day weekend. I hope you were able to find a bit of time for self care. Self care is a big component of Peaceful Parenting (but that is a topic for a different day)! What did you do...
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04
Sep

Are you ready for back to school?

Scrolling thru Facebook and Instagram, I see lots of pictures of big smiles of kids starting school. Everything from pre-K to college. I love seeing the smiles, the first day of school signs, the stoic pictures from the high schoolers and the freshman moving into the dorm pictures! They are all awesome and reminded me...
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09
May

When your kid isn’t turning out the way you thought they would.

Sometimes as parents, well, I think pretty much every time, we find out that we’re pregnant and gonna have a baby, there’s this fantasy that comes up…We have this fantasy of what parenting is gonna be like…This vision, this dream, this fantasy really does feel good.We read ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting,’ and we...
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01
May

Superkey for situations with your strong-willed child?

Have you been following along with this month’s emails? I’ve had some amazing feedback on the actionable tips I give in these newsletters, and I’d love to know if you’ve tried out some of the tools and seen a positive impact from using them. So far we’ve covered: When people judge your parenting… – You...
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