Christmas Treats

One of the traditions I have always loved about Christmas is making special treats that we don’t eat year-round. So when I discovered that my son and I are sensitive to gluten, dairy, soy and eggs, I wondered how I would create the same feeling of excitement and pleasure we have experienced in the past …

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Finding Compassion Through Vulnerability

Happy ‘late summer’! I hope you have been enjoying a wonderful time of connectedness, adventure, and relaxation. I have had a fabulous time away with my family, and as always, I learn more from my relationship with them than I ever teach them! Today I am sharing an experience that reflects something I have been …

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Feelings: A Key to Self-Mastery and Authentic Living

If you are not your child’s boss, and you are moving away from using an authoritarian model for parenting, one question that comes up is “How can I teach my child to make good independent decisions for himself? What guidelines can he use?” The factors that influence how your child makes decisions include your own …

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