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10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

Bed Camp

Jo Laird | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

We do real harm to ourselves when we don't listen to our bodies when they cry out for relief. Stress just doesn't make us cranky and short-tempered. Serious health issues can result when we don't listen to what our bodies and mind need and let stress take over.

Why Are the Little Moments So Big?

Diana Grycan | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

While I was reading all of the clever posts that my friends had put on Facebook the other night, I came across one that somehow amused me and at the same time, caused me to reflect. It said, "Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you'll look back and realize they were the big ones."

N is for Nurturing

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Your offering may be so good that some prospects may fall in love with it the moment they see it for the first time or hear about it for the first t...

The Sacred Art of Listening -- Nourishing Loving Relationships

Tara Brach | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.

Joan Moran: 5 Ways to Nurture Love

Red Room | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Here are 5 ways that people in loving relationships can nurture their love, provide emotional guidance and support, and build a strong foundation for lasting love.

The Parental Balancing Act

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

By maintaining a balance between love and support with developmentally appropriate boundaries, children will grow up to be successful in navigating the world and accepting the realities that come with adulthood.

How To Practice Spiritual Nutrition (For Your Heart)

Robin Hoffman | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

There are so many articles written every single day about health and nutrition. There is this diet and that diet and one philosophy after another about what to eat and when to eat it and how far apart to space meals and good fats and bad fats -- and the list goes on.

How Do You Handle Compliments ?

Christine Eilvig | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

It can feel unsafe and vulnerable to receive compliments and take them to heart. If we quickly return the energy, we can stay in our comfort zone and we obstruct the intimate and heart-opening growth before us.

Back to the Mat -- How Yoga Has Impacted My Journey

Robin Hoffman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Robin Hoffman

I have learned so much about myself on that yoga mat, and on nights like tonight where I come home all sweaty and wide open, I am reminded that my relationship with myself is the most important thing in my life.

Suicide And The Search For Green Pastures

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

There are too many people in our communities who find themselves in the middle of a life journey that does not seem to lead them to places of peace and comfort. One of those persons was a former neighbor of mine who took her life a few weeks ago.

Who's Your 'Mother?'

Pamela Sage Dodson | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Pamela Sage Dodson

On this Mother's Day, if you don't have a biological mother worth celebrating, think of who has filled this nurturing role.

Daily Childcare Changes Fathers, Grandfathers Hormonally

The Women's Media Center | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty

The headlines were certainly eye-catching. "Fatherhood Depletes Testosterone" (Los Angeles Times), "Father's Testosterone Drops Steeply after Baby Arr...

Parents: You're Not Off the Hook!

Christopher Reeve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christopher Reeve

In the life of a child, there is someone else who is of greater importance than the teacher. That person is, of course, the parent. I ask parents to be cognizant of the ways in which they interact with their children.

Nurture Shock: How Praise, Protection And PBS Are Ruining Our Kids

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Essentially, the take-away is that parents today are treating their kids as if they are mini-adults, when, in fact, they require vastly different tools and parameters to grow up.

Is Breastfeeding Better Than Formula Feeding? What You Should Choose

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

Is breastfeeding better than formula feeding? Every mother contemplates this question. Many instinctively "feel" that breastfeeding will lead to bette...