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Parents, Do We Have All the Answers? by Cara Pollard

  As parents we want to set goals for our children. We want them to achieve success, get good grades, commit to volunteer work, get the job or into school they desire, and participate in sports or extra curricular activities. We have aspirations of helping them to manage it all and pave a path for [...]

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Children As Our Guides to Mindful Eating by Nishti Choice

  Wholeness, Self-Trust and Self-Acceptance. These are the adjectives that spring to mind when describing a child. What has this got to do with mindful eating? As a specialist dietitian for children and parents or as I like to label myself as a ‘conscious’ dietitian, I can now confidently say that these words have everything […]

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Parents as Emissaries of Peace by Dr. Marsha Tongel and Tisha Marina Bernard

  It seems that every day we are bombarded by stories and pictures depicting war, violence, rage, and unrest. Within this consistent chaos, it is often difficult to find an oasis of peace, yet never before is it more important for our children and youth to see that there is pathway, a possibility to actualize […]

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Parenting by Being Present in the Pause by Janet Philbin

    A few weeks ago, I went to a sporting event with my husband and teenage daughter.   My daughter had been on crutches for the past few weeks.  She was feeling a bit worried about managing in the sporting arena with the crutches and was hesitant to go. My husband was able to secure [...]

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