Parenting

Early childhood is a time when we build the foundations for our future life, including the foundations of health in all three aspects of physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual health. The role of the parents in that period is of crucial importance for the child. The...

Are you a perfectionist? If you are a perfectionist and a parent, it will give you and your child a hard time. Because you are going to deal with many imperfections while raising children. A long time ago, I was obsessed with cleanliness. I spent so...

Probably Srila Prabhupada was one of the first to formulate a phrase in the 1960s that would become a guiding idea for many of our contemporaries - simple living and high thinking. Today we have growing groups of minimalists who gather around the similar idea...

After I became a mother, I realized how different my view of parenthood was from the norms imposed by the society in which I live. I got used to carrying the baby in my arms and sleeping with her in the same bed. I`ve never...

When we say the word teaching, we think mostly about teaching as a profession. But, it means much more than that. It is an essential part of our parenting role. To be a parent means to be a teacher to our child - the first...

With every New Year, we start a new circle of time. All the season changes and astrological changes move in the well-established cyclic patterns, according to the will of the Lord. In Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna states that He is an all-pervading Time, and there...

The end of the year is usually a busy time for us, with two birthdays in the family and all the celebrations around Christmas and New Year. We do not celebrate Christmas officially, but since we live together with the extended Catholic family of my...

The foundation of spiritual knowledge is the truth that we are not these material bodies but spirit souls, parts, and parcels of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. How does a spiritual perspective affect our parenting? Above all, we should be able to realize that our...

If someone would ask me what is the most important thing for the proper development of a child I would say – the heart of childhood beats in the rhythm of a story. Of course, there are basic things like healthy food, free play, and...