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I’m here to help you embrace your messy life and begin to feel more ease even through the rough spots. React Less, Connect More. Oh yes you can!
I invite you to tune in to my podcast, read my blog, check out my online courses and reach out if I can support you in some way. I work in schools, communities, and corporations teaching mindfulness and speaking to parents and others who will have me. I also published my first book in 2017 called “Mindful Parenting in a Messy World.”
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Join Michelle as she chats about being a working parent with Sara Mauskopf who is the co-founder of the website Winnie, whose mission is to create and organize the information parents need and make it accessible through products, technology & community. Whether you want to ask other parents for advice,… Read more
Michelle and Roshi Joan explore parenting through five psychological territories she calls Edge States―altruism, empathy, integrity, respect, and engagement―each epitomizing strength of character. Yet each of these states can also be the cause of personal and social suffering. In this way, these five psychological experiences form edges, and it is only… Read more
Right now, millions of children are growing up in a world that doesn’t respect, support, or embrace who they inherently are. These are children Debbie refers to as “differently wired”—the kids with neurodifferences such as ADHD, giftedness, autism, learning disorders, and anxiety, as well as those with no formal… Read more
Hallelujah to that statement you guys! I’m saying it again… Different does NOT mean Deficient. As many of you know, both of my boys have learning differences and those differences have surely put doubt in their minds about their true worth and what they are capable of. Knowing they doubt themselves… Read more
I recently hosted the Mindful Schools summer program, and the topic was “Mindful Rituals at Home”. Join me here for a short video introduction, an offer to set an intention this summer, and a 10 minute meditation…. Mindful Summer: Mindful Rituals at Home With life, work, kids, and more vying for your… Read more
One of my favorite quotes is… “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom” – Aristotle So many parents share with me how their biggest struggle is to keep from snapping at their kiddos. They get angry, feel resentful, and find themselves just overall frustrated….then they do or say something… Read more