A few days ago, one of my daughters had a panic attack. To protect her privacy, I am not going to share how or why it happened. It was the first time she had experienced this type of physical or emotional symptom and she was REALLY scared. Thankfully I have survived panic attacks in the past and have been studying anxiety and feelings for years so I was able to help her regain her emotional stability.
In case you ever have a child (or yourself) go through a panic attack here are the strategies that I used in the moment, as well as what I did after her brain could process what happened. Read More
When you think of women role models, who comes to mind?
Eleanor Roosevelt? Sojourner Truth? Sandra Day O'Conner?
Our nation has a history filled with women who have embodied courage, tenacity, wisdom and compassion.
But have you ever paused to think about who your daughter looks up to?
Who will impact the kind of woman she is going to grow into?
Who has the ability to show her what courage, tenacity, and compassion looks like in action?
The truth is, there is no one more influential in your daughters life than you. Read More
Being a mindful mommy is hard. It doesn't mean that life is easy and full of peace. It means that no matter what is going on it is fully experienced with curiosity and compassion. This was originally posted in 2011 when my Mady was 2. Read More