What is a New Bohemian Parent?

What is a New Bohemian Parent?

As a person and as a parent, I never thought of myself as one of a kind, but I also never thought that there were a whole lot of people out there like me. In my early 20s, for example, I took up knitting. I adore old movies and appreciate the style and manners of… Read more

Best Ways to Create More Meaning and Ease Your Impact this Holiday

Best Ways to Create More Meaning and Ease Your Impact this Holiday

Do you ever find yourself participating in holiday traditions that feel out of alignment with your values? Will you buy, wrap, and bring into your home more stuff than you really want just because that’s what you expect to do for Christmas and holidays? But what if you didn’t have to do it that way?… Read more

Parenting 3.0: Little kids, big online trends, bad news

Parenting 3.0: Little kids, big online trends, bad news

The Internet is like the Wild West – anyone can roam around with a whole new identity, saying and doing what they want with very little accountability. The time kids spend online has recently tripled and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, said Dr. Michele Borba, and internationally recognized expert on children and bullying.… Read more

The Father Effect (video)

The Father Effect (video)

What is the importance of a father in a child’s life? What is the impact of a father’s words and deeds on his children? This short film, The Father Effect, explores those topics: Read more

5 things no one tells you when you become a father

5 things no one tells you when you become a father

Speaking from experience, becoming a father is truly the most humbling and magical experience imaginable. It truly is a miracle each time. Whilst sometimes stressful, there is no happier time. It soon became clear though that when they arrive they don’t come with a guidebook and there are certain aspects that I just hadn’t considered.… Read more

Tips for Getting Your Kids into a More Active Lifestyle

Tips for Getting Your Kids into a More Active Lifestyle

According to the government initiative for active lifestyles, Let’s Move, “you need to be active 60 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week, for 6 out of 8 weeks.” Are you and your family getting the exercise you need? If you have vowed to make 2013 a more active year for you and… Read more

Enjoy the Now: Being Present With Your Children

Enjoy the Now: Being Present With Your Children

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. -from the Tao Te Ching, Stephen Mitchell translation One of the greatest gifts that a father can give… Read more