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A Family Meditation for the New Year

Intention Setting Meditation for the New Year 2018-2019   If you’ve been following me for a while you know that I’m a big fan of traditions; especially family ones. One of our favorite family traditions is setting intentions (goals) for the New Year.     The New Year can be an exciting time, a spiritual […]

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6 Ways To Get Your Kids to Open Up

It turns out the connection a kid needs to feel with his parents in order to open up and talk to them is cemented long before the teen years. Julie Romanowski, a parenting coach in Vancouver, says communication skills are built even in infancy and toddlerhood.How crazy is that! It’s not that you can’t work […]

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4 Benefits of Showing Kids Unconditional Love

Ditch the pressure to have your kids succeed in school, athletics, and socially. Actually, just trade it in for unconditional love.  This doesn’t mean you have zero expectations of your children or that you shouldn’t help them accomplish goals and achieve. It just means that you want to be careful to balance the expectations with […]

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My #1 Go To Parenting Technique

When I was training to be a psychotherapist, I was lucky to be working with some of the top therapists in New York. What I learned early on became the foundation of my parenting philosophy and has helped me in so many situations.  I hope it can help you too!  Ready, here it is: When […]

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A Child’s Adorable Plea for Lunchbox Notes….

“The need for Lunchbox Love comes from little voices too…” This was the title of an email I received this week from my friend, Gillian Fein; a fellow mompreneur  and creator of the  LaLa Lunchbox app.  She had just attended a publishing party at her  son’s Kindergarten class. They were learning about persuasive writing and identifying issues that need […]

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Lunchbox Love from Mom

Meaningful Ways To Use Lunchbox Love

We are constantly amazed and inspired by our beautiful community of moms and dads and their use of Lunchbox Love. This week we received a moving note from a mother who is working really hard to raise her kids to be good, kind human beings.  With that she shared a picture of the note she […]

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La Bottega Avocado Salad Knock Off

My Version of La Bottega's Avocado Salad Ingredients:  1 bag butter lettuce Half an avocado cut into strips or chunks 6 grape tomatoes halved 1/2 an english or hot house Cucumber chopped 3 cauliflower florets cut into small pieces 1 small carrot (shavings) 1/4 cup of roasted sunflower seeds 1/4 cup of dried cranberries 1/4 […]

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