Why My Last Post Was a Total Sham

Why My Last Post Was a Total Sham

Last night’s post was fraudulent. At least, it felt that way as I finally posted it this morning. Writing about the happy moments spent with my toddler was actually very difficult. At that exact moment of my writing, he was standing next to me...

Day 13 | What’s So Meditative about Sand, Anyway?

Day 13 | What’s So Meditative about Sand, Anyway?

It’s everywhere: Sand. Just try keeping it in your kids’ sandbox, out of their hair or, God forbid, on the beach. Good luck with that! And when you’re dumping it out of your shoes after vacation or vacuuming it out of every crevice of the minivan...

Day 12 | Using Journaling to Get Intentional

Day 12 | Using Journaling to Get Intentional

Today’s mini-mindfulness tool is perhaps debatable as an actual means of getting mindful. It’s simply writing. Writing, in my experience, is not a very Zen activity. It involves a lot of planning, projecting & thinking ahead, as well as a...

Day 11 | The Real Meditation Every Toddler Mom Must Try

Day 11 | The Real Meditation Every Toddler Mom Must Try

If you read my post yesterday about The One Meditation Every Toddler Mom Must Try, you know I’ve been bastardizing the Three Minute Breathing Space (3MBS) meditation for more than a decade. I have honestly believed that I was introduced to...