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Mindful Parenting: A Book Review

Originally posted at The Blue Room. I was recently sent a review copy of Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World by Kristen Race. A self-proclaimed “brain geek,” Race has a PhD in … Continue reading

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A Hidden Cause of Helicopter Parenting

Originally posted at The Blue Room. A few days ago a friend of mine posted this article from Slate, “Why Millennials Can’t Grow Up: Helicopter parenting has caused my psychotherapy clients to crash land.” The author is a mental health professional who’s … Continue reading

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The Liturgy of Parenting

An excerpt from Sabbath in the Suburbs: Even if you’re not a creature of habit like I am, a lot of parenting is painfully repetitive. I’ve heard that the average baby uses 6,000 diapers before becoming toilet trained. I ponder … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink and Do Sabbath, for Tomorrow We…

We’ve all been having fun with this Mayan prophecy about the end of the world, haven’t we? And yet. For the last few days it has felt a bit like the world is falling apart. It’s times like this, thinking … Continue reading

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Countdown to Launch: Sabbath Is My Kryptonite

For the next several days, as we celebrate the launch of Sabbath in the Suburbs, I’ll be sharing short excerpts from the book to give you a taste of what’s there. The book is part of the Young Clergy Women imprint. … Continue reading

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