FAMILY & PARENTING
What is Family & Parenting? Welcome to the Family & Parenting section of All Things Healing. In this section you will find a collection of articles and videos themed around raising children, and, specifically, raising children who are conscious, compassionate and confident. Each month, we will feature a variety of postings that we feel support these ideals and that may help us to become better parents and caregivers.  Family & Parenting is All Things Healing’s online resource of natural and healthy parenting and natural and healthy families. For more information, visit us online today!

Introducing Family & Parenting
EDITORS CORNER
(Asst. Editors: Carol Lawrence & Stacy Toten) Sherri Carter, MS, days are filled with the laughter of children, the cackling of chickens and a never ending pile of laundry. She&rsqu...
read more
Sherri Carter, MS
We are currently seeking a Co-Editor and/or Assistant Editor for this section. For more information please contact Sherri Carter at sherricarter@allthingshealing.com

   View More Articles/Videos
   << 1 2 [3] 4 5   >> ... Last


by Carol Lawrence & Stacy Toten

ATH Asst. Editors of Family & Parenting

Each color has it's own purpose. Colors can be used for balancing, grounding, healing, protection and connecting to source energy. Colors effect moods and emotions. Ancient Egyptians used colored panes of glass in their roofs. When the sun shined through the colored glass they would sit in the colored healing rays. Now days we have special lights that produce similar effects.

 

Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten: Humanity is moving out of the mind and more into a feeling, sensing and knowing experience. Children are very aware of this. They feel, sense and know their way through life. They also know what some healers know. The use of color is a very powerful way to heal, balance and connect. Here are some tips on incorporating colors into your parenting to enhance their children's well-being.

 

 

Family & Parenting


 

Editor's Note: I adore this video! My children and I dance walk all the time and yes...sometimes it's just me, with them giggling behind me. Either way, dance walking always brightens my day and has been a lifesaver in challenging moments! Hope it inspires more playfulness in your family life too!

 

Family & Parenting


by Andy Smithson LMSW

It was just another day. There wasn’t anything particularly different or note worthy about it. To be quite honest, it was actually one of my more disconnected days...

 

Editor's Note: Great reminders! I find myself going back to this article often to remind myself to pay attention to those I love.

 

Family & Parenting


by Shelly Phillips, MA

I know I’m usually sharing all sorts of ideas for activities with kids or ways to handle conflict lovingly, but today I want to talk about the importance of taking time AWAY from your kids...

 

Editor's Note: Sometimes we all need a reminder that getting away from our kids is important, normal and actually beneficial to ourselves and our relationships. I think this is especially beneficial for new parents who might need a reminder that it's important to get out, recharge and know that it's great to do so , without guilt.

 

Family & Parenting


by Shelly Birger Phillips, MA

I think one of the most challenging lessons I’ve learned as a teacher and as a parent is when NOT to intervene. It is actually excruciating for me to hear a child struggling and not rush over to help. But sometimes doing nothing is actually the best thing we can do for a child...

 

Editor's Note: Perfect reminder for parents to step back and allow our children to achieve things without our help. Instead of stepping in and offering assistance or taking over because it's more convenient for us Shelly gives us a moment to realize our children are learning how to navigate life and we need to allow them the chance to do it.

 

Family & Parenting


by Janet Lansbury

A couple of years ago I was driving my daughter home from high school, and she shared something from her Human Development class that day.  The students were asked to draw an illustration of their emotional state. “And mom,” she said, “everyone drew pictures of stacks of books and things like that.  I think I’m the only one who’s not stressed..."

 

Editor's Note: Beautiful steps to follow with the goal on less stressed kids in mind. Given the world we live in and all that we face daily these steps are incredibly helpful.

 

Family & Parenting


 

Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten: A mom and Abraham discuss children who are labeled and how children are coming into this world unconformable. Until people stop needing people to conform to all their rules they will continue coming in this way. Abraham gives tips on unmanageable children, loving them unconditionally and aligning yourself before you begin your parenting day. It's worth every syllable. We hope you tune in!

 

 

Family & Parenting


by Rebecca A. Wright

Children’s books are full of simple but profound life lessons. It’s one of the best parts of being a parent, rediscovering these stories and their riches...


Editor's Note: I love this real take by Rebecca Wright on what it's like to navigate between our needs and those of our children. It's so challenging to do this well.

 

Family & Parenting


by Sandra Fazio

So often, we take for granted our children’s feelings. We just assume they are fine, they are managing all that is within their heart space and they would tell us if they need something from us – as they are rarely shy from asking for things. These assumptions create blinders along the road of life in which we are traveling with our children and many times we miss the signs and cues along the way until we crash head on with them. 

 

Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten: We really enjoy Sandra Fazio's writings. Her true intentions are clearly straight from the heart, being in the present moment and dealing with/facing parenting head on.

 

 

Family & Parenting

   View More Articles/Videos
   << 1 2 [3] 4 5   >> ... Last


All title links for 
FAMILY & PARENTING
A Missing Key to Building Childrens Self-Esteem

by Sylvia Poareo

A client asks, “How can I help my child have good self esteem, when I don’t?”

The fact that she can recognize that this is a problem is the first step!  So often, parents, particularly those that have personal histories to heal, focus intensely on helping their children to have the confidence they don’t.  However, we cannot teach self-esteem.
..

 

Enter your email address to sign-up for our Newsletter.
Email Address
We value your privacy. We will never rent, sell, or otherwise use your email address for anything other than the services you specifically request. Period.
Editors Spotlight

David Hanscom, MD Angie Webster
Visit Integrative Medicine Visit Cosmology

Click here
to view all of our ATH editors.
select category:
find within:  miles
from  zip code.
or
by state
by country


List Your Practice/Org
for Free
 
Our Mission at ATH

We at ATH are committed to bringing together a worldwide community of individuals and organizations dedicated to informing and educating people on topics relating to alternative healing of mind, body, spirit and the planet at large.
Atlanta Web Expert: Affordable, reliable, web design and web application development services.
 

Spiritual & Healing Practices | Healthy Lifestyles | Community | Arts | Find Practitioners & Orgs | Forums
Our Store | Aldea Verde de Costa Rica | Submissions | Editors | Terms and Conditions | About Us / Contact Us

 

Disclaimer. Each category is under the supervision of dedicated editors who are passionate about their topic and believe that raising people's awareness is one way to make a difference in the world. You may or may not agree with all that is presented. Since respectful discourse is an excellent way to learn and grow, we welcome comments on articles and your participation on the Forums.

  © 2010-2017 Inspiring Change, LLC     REGISTER      LOGIN Web by MacDaddi | Developed by AWE