Peaceful Mama Book Launch Event!

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I’m excited to announce that the Peaceful Mama book that I co-wrote with Natalie Sager is coming out this May! Just in time for Mother’s Day—something to keep in mind for any special Mamas you know! Join me for a casual Peaceful Mama Book launch event on Wednesday, May 9, from 7-9pm at Jayne Boutique […]

Change ourselves and experience a shift in our relationships, environment, and well-being

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Want a change in our relationships, our parenting, our environment, our well-being? We have to make the change. This is a bit of a paradigm shift. Think of how much energy is wasted worrying, fearing, dwelling on what someone else was doing without even realizing that nothing we do or think or say can change […]

Raising a Mindful Family by Modeling it

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One way to build a more compassionate and conscious family is through mindfulness. Mindfulness is the simple technique of paying attention to the present moment in a nonjudgemental way. Once we calm the thoughts in our head, we are able to tap into a part of ourselves that we lose sight of in our day-to-day […]

Feeling more energized from helping others and experiencing deep relaxation and healing through Reiki – EDEM ep. 39 with Janice Lodato

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Little opportunities to give a little bit of ourselves through our time, patience, and love are all around us. And helping others actually helps ourself by activating that part of the brain that releases the feel-good neurotransmitter dopamine. Meet Janice Lodato, a mother of one who works full-time but also has a Reiki, grief coaching, and […]

Being Positive – Accepting that whatever is happening now is the best for this moment

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We were at a crowded indoor play space, where many of us find ourselves during the cold and rainy months. I was complaining about the crowds, how far away we had to park, how chaotic it seemed. Then I realized something… my kids weren’t complaining at all. They didn’t even seem to notice these negatives […]

How to Sustain Your Child’s Natural Mindfulness

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How do we create a more compassionate world for our children? We can start by practicing mindfulness and compassion in our own homes and relationships. Our children learn most by what we model in the everyday moments that make up our days. As we’re eating breakfast, driving to activities, and connecting or disconnecting. It’s not […]

Peaceful Mama Workshop: A calming evening of self-care, mindfulness, and self-compassion

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Join us for the Peaceful Mamas workshop where we reflect on the mama we want to be, know we can be, but don’t always have the tools and time to actually be. To be at peace in our parenting, we need to feel at peace within ourselves. We’ll learn about self-compassion to accept ourselves where […]

Conscious parenting, having compassion for ourselves and others, and being in this moment – EDEM ep. 28 with Sheryl Stoller

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Could taking care of ourselves be the greatest gift we give our children? What does it mean “be in the moment” and how can we “be present” when we’re pulled in so many different directions? Meet Sheryl Stoller, a mother of three grown children and certified parent coach, who draws from personal and professional experience to […]

One tool to help prevent overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting

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It’s easy to let this season of giving, gratitude and family become one of overwhelm. One tool to help prevent this overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting. Taking one moment to pause first, before reacting, helps us disconnect whatever is going on around us with what we feel inside. When we feel calm and kindness inside, the […]

Becoming more conscious of our time and choices, and creating balance and fulfillment as a whole person – EDEM ep. 27 with Karli Kujawa Smith

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In the busyness of our days, we can sometimes feel like life is just happening to us but really we are shaping our lives by the choices we make everyday. When we focus on awareness, we can be more conscious of the choices we are making and start creating a life that is our own that […]

Feeling worthy, taking care of ourselves, and feeling happy now through gratefulness – EDEM ep. 25 with Kristy DeJesus

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Nobody has it all figured out when it comes to parenting. Too often we put a mask up that everything is rosy when it’s not what we are really feeling. We all experience the inevitable ups and downs so we do so why do so many of us feel we can’t be truthful about how […]

Miracle Morning for Parents and Families, Morning routine, and Positive home environment – EDEM ep. 21 with Lindsay McCarthy

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Imagine a new routine with your family each morning. It’s not rushed or chaotic. You wake up a little earlier than you have to and do some simple, proven practices to improve everyone’s mindset A shift takes place when we devote time for ourself at the start of the day—we start to feel more confidence, […]

Health, wealth, love, happiness and letting our children be our greatest teachers – EDEM ep. 20 with Natalie Sager

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Health, wealth (abundance), love, and happiness. We want and deserve all of these things. We actually are all of these things at our core. We just have to dig down inside to heal ourself and let it emerge. It starts with our own health and well-being. We have to first feel healthy within our self to […]