Difficult Conversations with Children: No Contact with Family Members

This month, we’re talking about difficult conversations with children. And today, we’re exploring the topic of how to talk to children when a decision is made to not have contact with family members, a question submitted by one of our readers. So many families are sharing the challenges of the past few years with maintaining healthy relationships with family members.

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A Legacy of Love and Presence: Remembering Dr. Ray Castellino, DC (ret) 1.17.21

(Tender Topic Mentioned: Infant Loss) A series of serendipitous events over a decade ago profoundly impacted my work and my felt sense understanding of presence, connection, and healing. This is the story of one of my first in-person experiences with Dr. Ray Castellino, DC (ret), RPP, RPE, RCST® my dear friend and mentor who taught me so much about presence,

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13 Things I’ve Learned in 13 Years of Consciously Parenting

When I started The Consciously Parenting Project in 2007, I knew that I had some information that most parents didn’t have that could help create more connection in families. We had been through several years filled with challenges including loss of a baby, really difficult behaviors from young son (and myself, if I’m going to be honest), another pregnancy and

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