The world has changed drastically over the last few weeks, and along with it, so has parenting. Life is simultaneously busier and slower than ever. We may be limited in what we can do and where we can go, but we are also juggling parenting, teaching, working, cooking and cleaning…all without our normal “me time”
While preschool/daycare is scary (maybe more for us parents than our kids), the social, emotional and academic growth children gain from the experience is indisputable. My only recommendation: find a program that fits your child’s needs and has amazing teachers.
The New Year is when we make resolutions, plan for the upcoming year, and recommit to maintaining our health. As a type-A mama, I thrive by setting goals, and as a yoga teacher, I love the
excitement of yogis attacking their wellness goals with zeal.
The holiday season can be tricky. Spending time with family can be fantastic, but if anyone knows how to push buttons, it’s those near and dear to us. Holidays are also the time we reflect on, and miss, the loved ones who are no longer with us to celebrate the joy of the season.
I loved Halloween as a kid–the opportunity to resemble and imitate whomever I most admired, and then, of course, there was the candy — but I surrendered both my love of costumes and candy as I entered the teenage years. Almost two decades later, with the arrival of our first baby, came the opportunity to