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Stress During Pregnancy

Being pregnant and stressed is the worst combination for the physical and mental health of the mom and the unborn child. Research shows that whatever the mom is feeling, it indirectly affects the fetus through a change of hormone levels. Spiritually, mood also affects the entire body, which can impact…

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Alleviating Stress as a Family

Vacation is coming to an end and kids are heading back to school. How do you mediate the stress from work and having to manage you and your kids’ stresses from school? When stressors collide, upsetting situations are created that often lead to anger, misunderstanding, and resentment. There are many…

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The Power of Storytelling To Children

Storytelling is an ancient oral tradition. Cultures around the world used stories to preserve history and facts. Ursula K. LeGuin, a children’s book author, has said, “There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.” The tradition…

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Creating a Mindful Family Meeting

Weekly family meetings are an invaluable tool and can be the glue that keeps a family’s busy life from spinning out of control. Creating a mindful family meeting and place for the family to meet weekly provides a place for communication, building trust, and your family’s values. A  mindful family…

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Why Create A Mindful Family

The themes that rule our lives today are, “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted.” We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The notion of finding precious time to learn how to create balance and to reduce our stress, to…

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Altar Your Life with Family Meals

Are you sharing meals with your family on a regular basis? You should! Studies now show that mealtime with family can benefit the health of your children and Altar Your Life®. Eating with your family is one of the most powerful human rituals we can practice. Research shows that children…

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Creating Rituals for the Entire Family

The free and easy schedule of summer has ended as families send their kids back to school. Creating healthy routines is a great way to start and end the day on a meaningful and mindful note. Creating rituals for your family is very beneficial for the overall health of the…

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