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The Gratitude Project

As we head into the New Year and put 2016 behind us, I just want to thank you all for another amazing year. For being incredible people, and phenomenal parents. For believing in me, and us, and this project of parenting gently, respectfully. For supporting each other, for being fearless, and courageous. It takes courage… Read More The Gratitude Project

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Using the Potty…and other things my 3-year-old knows how to do but won’t.

I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard parents say, “But he KNOWS how to do this. He just won’t.” I’ve even begun to think this same thought for a whole slew of things my daughter knows how to do… going to the potty cleaning up toys washing hands brushing teeth how to touch the… Read More Using the Potty…and other things my 3-year-old knows how to do but won’t.

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Welcome, Mama Zen!

Starting today, Mama Zen and The Gentle Parenting Institute are officially sharing space! Emelie Obrochta (Mama Zen) has been holding some wonderful classes at The Gentle Parenting Institute since early fall, and most recently has been doing Happy Hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Happy Hour is an hour of family yoga and coffee in a… Read More Welcome, Mama Zen!