A Boy With A Dream So Big It Changed The World


“I want to tell people that you can make a difference in the world. Anytime you want.” Dylan Siegel, 10 years old The following is a true love story – of love between friends, a mom’s love for her son, and a boy with a dream so big it changed the world. Of all the […]

10 Promises I Make To My Children


Life is a beautiful mess. It comes at us so fast, at times, we are spun around and lose sight of who we are and what is important. This is true for parents and children alike – we almost need a map to navigate this ever-changing world. Yes, there will always be ups and downs, which makes life both challenging and a joyful adventure.Helping your children learn their centering place, and knowing your own as …

Seven Ways to Give our Kids the Right Gifts for Their Future


A little girl . . . was in a drawing lesson. She was six, and she was at the back, drawing, and the teacher said this girl hardly ever paid attention, and in this drawing lesson, she did. The teacher was fascinated. She went over to her, and she said, “What are you drawing?” And the girl said, “I’m drawing […]

You Are More Powerful Than You Think


Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou In these changing times, it’s good to remember the long view. Making history isn’t easy, but be assured: Women are making history. Kamala Harris became California’s first female Attorney General. Catherine […]

5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving


A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. – CiceroGratitude – or a lack thereof – is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn’t looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, I dont like this! Its not what I wanted for my birthday! or worried that her kids took …

Fairy Tales Where Different Is Powerful


If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. –Albert Einstein What are your favorite childhood memories? In our family, we built forts and rockets to the stars, wrote plays and danced in our own musicals, and spent a […]