I remember a time in my late twenties when I caught myself saying for the umpteenth time to someone, “Well, I’m in a transition period …” and it occurred to me that I had been saying that for almost the past decade of my life! The energy with which I was using the phrase implied that I was in a state of suspension – that my life hadn’t settled yet, hadn’t really started yet. This underlying stance stood in basic denial of the fact that life is basically one continuous transition. Nothing that is alive is unchanging. . Click here to read more
Summer had a spontaneity to it for me this year with lots of kids activities and spur-of-the-moment trips to the lake and beach. This fall, I find myself craving a bit more paced of a schedule and routine. The benefits of rituals and routines are many – including a gentle holding pattern that allows us to live our lives from a place of rest.
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Is your child highly sensitive? Does your child seem easily overwhelmed and over-reactive? High sensitivity is a personality trait distinct from other personality traits like introversion or agreeableness. High sensitivity means a person has a sensitive nervous system and processes sensory information more deeply and intensely than their less sensitive peers. They have a keen awareness of the world around them and their inner worlds, noticing many details that go unnoticed by others.
Have you noticed that parenting can bring up all sorts of real, authentic fears and intense love all at once? Join me and our beloved Parenting Coach, Jen Perry, today for our Day 1 of our 21 Day Dive into the Sacred Nature of Parenting as we unearth the mystery behind parenting from fear vs. parenting from the heart. In this first video, Jen and I discussed the Awakening of the Heart…and how you as a parent, can awaken different aspects of yourself that will help you parent more peacefully and more consciously.
Jolette Jai interviews Parent Coach Jen Perry
Children don’t need punishments.
Children don’t need labels.
Our children are crying out to be deeply listened to and understood.
The antidote to ALL of this punishment lies in empathy. True empathy.
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Katie K. May and Jennifer Perry are talking about the coping skills summer camp for teens where Jennifer will talk in group session to teenagers about a different kind of language the “language of life”. Click here to watch the video