New Workshop! Connected Kids: An Introduction to Gentle Parenting

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This workshop is being offered as an overview of the general theory and practices related to Attachment Parenting and Gentle Discipline. Learn about some of the many ways to connect with children of all ages to gain greater cooperation and influence, learn about strategies that work long-term and meet other like-minded parents. This workshop is general enough for those brand … Read More

Alison SmithNew Workshop! Connected Kids: An Introduction to Gentle Parenting

Are You a Conscious Parent?

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If you’re a parent, I will assume that you are likely sleep-deprived, but (hopefully) still conscious in a literal sense. Although for me, there are days that conscious is too much to ask! There is another meaning of ‘conscious’ that may be new to you, however. This meaning refers to a parenting approach based on conscious awareness of our reactions, … Read More

Alison SmithAre You a Conscious Parent?

How to Lose Anything

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Yes it’s true.  Some things are easy to lose.  In this case though, it’s not about car keys or sanity.  It’s about letting go.  Let me start with a story about how I recently let go of something significant. Not very long ago I made the decision to leave a conventional career path to become a full-time entrepreneur.  The prospect … Read More

Alison SmithHow to Lose Anything