Tag: play

3 Ways to Increase Authentic Connection with Your Child

In the therapeutic setting, I help parents connect with their children in a way that fosters positive, peaceful, and present interactions – through the power of play!

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I Want To Be the Fun One! 5 Tips to Add Fun to Everyday Parenting

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Just a few hours earlier, putting Little Miss to bed, she declared – “You are always so grouchy Mummy. Why can’t you be more fun like Daddy?” You can imagine the buttons this honest, yet innocent …

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Take Fun More Seriously!

| April 1, 2016 | 58 Comments

People love talking about having fun. Listening to them, I’ve often wondered if maybe I was missing something. When asked what I do for fun, I’ve been reluctant to answer. I’ve learned by the …

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Logout & Log Into a Little Sunshine

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Coming up with new and exciting playtime activities that spark the imagination can be a challenge. We have become a tech-addicted and digitally-driven society. Many parents have to drag their children …

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Follow Music’s Call to Joy!

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bruce walks onstage and the crowd goes insane. Me, I’m one person back from the front of the stage and screaming so hard I think I might pass out just a little. The walls are vibrating and the sound bounces …

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7 Ways To Ignite Your Divine Feminine Essence NOW

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Your Divine Feminine Essence is the creative life force energy that flows through all of nature. We have both Feminine and Masculine energies within us just as we see occurring in Nature, because we ARE […]

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The Ineffable Wonder of Clouds

| April 1, 2015 | 43 Comments

In my personal experience, cloud watching is a lofty and healthy escape from daily, earthly life. Watching clouds offers us a way to reconnect with our childlike wonder. It stimulates my creativity and puts me […]

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The Intimacy of Brothers

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

I leaned back against the kitchen counter slowly sipping my tea. Dinner devoured, dishes washed, and dimmed lights all signaled the end of another weekday. My attention was drawn to the two boys […]

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How to Make a Shift From Online Games to Outdoor Play

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Online activities are now redefining the way our children learn and play. Admittedly we, parents, are part of this change. But realizing later those online activities have its hazards too; I brought back the outdoor games into their lifestyle. Here’s how […]

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Learning (And Failing) to Surf

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Riding a surfboard has been a lesson in remembering how to play. In forgetting about being the best or even good at something and just doing it because it’s fun.

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Adult Playtime

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

So often, we adults become so wrapped up in the stress of our daily lives that we have forgotten how to play and are only able to let loose in a way that leaves us with a hangover!

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Through the Eyes of My Inner Child

| May 1, 2012 | 4 Comments

In art, she finds liberation. She is not limited by her inanimate dolls or the reality of a furnace or the confines of her little body. In art, her imagination has free reign and it runs rampant. And when her mother comes to find her for breakfast, there she is, sitting on her bed, crayons to paper, vigorously creating a masterpiece.

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