I am in NY this weekend with one of my daughters and was going to write about travelling and the stresses involved with being away from home, but here is what came out instead… “And then there is love. The embodiment of the best example of what true love is. That is also part of the role of a parent. To play role model for what marriage truly looks like. To teach children that love is not roses and chocolates. Love is not romance and dancing. Love is not respect and spa
Well, some of you have expressed interest in hearing about this week, in The Calm Mommy Blogger’s house, and so here we go. As most of you already know, it has been sick week here, for me and half of my family. I got it worst with being sick since Saturday night, in bed until Friday pretty much, and still feeling sick and unwell even now, as I write this. So we are not going to glorify things here. Some people picture me with this calm halo over my head and imagine me danci
Today's blog is a favor to a friend, and an honor. My friend Linda Joy, the publisher of Aspire, an inspiring magazine for women looking for health and balance in all aspects of their lives, has just published a book Choosing Happiness. Today is the official release of this new book Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Choosing Happiness, which features the soul-inspiring stories of 27 amazing women who share their intimate stories of transformation. I have joined a host of oth
I had so much more to say about this topic after I wrote When I Don’t Feel Well… (posted Nov 2, 2014), so here’s part two. Let’s start with this quote: “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” --Robert Fulghum We, as mothers, are always teaching our children how to behave by how we behave. Beyond that, we are always teaching other people how to treat us, an important lesson, obviously, for those who surround us all day (ie h
Thank G-d for snuggle time. I just went from one half-sleeping warm adorable child to another. Maybe it is the physical relaxation that comes automatically (when you let it affect you) or perhaps it was simply and purely inspiration, but when I lay down with the first child I did not know what I would be blogging about, and as I lay there, it came to me. Today we are going to talk about physical relaxation. For months now I have been giving you hints and tools to be calmer.