You can embrace the Tiger Mum inside you — the woman who fights fiercely for her child, encouraging independence and strength, from a place of love and understanding, completely grounded in the moment. You CAN be a mindful mama AND raise a tiger!

Can A Tiger Mum Do Mindful Parenting?

Have you ever seen those commercials where women try to define motherhood in one word? Hugs. Love. Emotion. Roller-coaster. When I was pregnant with my baby, those commercials made me tear up. Today, as the mother of a 4-year-old, they make me throw up. Vomit, that’s a good word. Exhaustion. Frustration. Self-doubt. These are much …

10 Benefits of Gratitude Practice

10 Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

Gratitude is an essential, but often overlooked, component of our mental health.  Over the past few years, I have made important shifts in my mindset which include expressing gratitude every day. In doing so I have slowly seen changes to my health and well-being, and I want to inspire YOU to practice gratitude more so …

Paper Crane Movement

The Gratitude Project – Expressing Gratitude One Paper Crane at a Time

Do you express gratitude abundantly?  Expressing gratitude makes us happier, healthier people, but often we get so wrapped up in the day to day that we lose sight of small gestures of gratitude. To jump-start this movement, my friend Jenn, from the YouTube channel “Origami Twist” and I have decided to team up to help …

5 Must Read Inspirational Books by Women for Women

5 Must Read Inspirational Books by Women for Women

I love to read and I love to share great books with others, especially when they’re written by inspirational women.  Every morning I spend time reading personal development books during my morning routine. It helps give me the motivation and inspiration I need to have a productive day. If you are just getting started on …

10 Habits of a Happy Mom

10 Habits of Happy Moms

Many young women dream of a future that includes children.  They picture sweet giggles, those first steps, hearing their baby say “mama,” dance lessons and sports practice, and an immeasurable amount of love and affection. But once those dreams become reality, the reality of being a mom isn’t always what we expect.  Sure, we know …

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Kids

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Children

I’ve been talking a lot about mindfulness lately.  Talking about it is one thing, practicing it is another.  It’s really hard to slow down and be mindful throughout our chaotic days with kids, but I make my best effort because I feel it’s so important for our children’s growth and health (as well as my …

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids

Mindfulness is an important way to help your children with focus, self-regulation, self-awareness, empathy, and well-being.  Practicing mindfulness from a young age will set your children up for success throughout their lives.  To learn more about mindfulness and ways to incorporate it into your routine read my post on 5 Ways to Teach Your Children …

Yoga is one way you can practice mindfulness with your children

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness with Your Children

Mindfulness has become a popular topic, and for a good reason.  As adults are becoming increasingly busy and scheduled, so are our kids.  We are constantly running from one activity to the next sometimes with little time to sit down and enjoy a meal together as a family.  Taking time to slow down, be mindful …

How to create a family vision board

Why You Should Create a Family Vision Board

Have you ever created a vision board for yourself?  How about creating one with the whole family?  A vision board is a place to display whatever you want to be, do, or have in your life.  It helps you clarify, concentrate and focus on your goals.  If you consistently visualize the things you want in …