The Dharma of Parenthood

No matter who you were before you became a parent – you are absolutely destined to be humbled, stretched, softened, strengthened, and more loving by the end of your experience of parenthood. This is something to take note of and embrace. What a grand service, to bring a soul through all the changes of body from… Continue reading The Dharma of Parenthood

Clearing the Air with Father Time

Dear Father Time, I notice that I have some unexpressed/blocked energy with you and I’m ready clear the air so that I can create a harmonious, assertive, yet submissive relationship with you. Firstly, let me express that sometimes I go passive in my relationship with you. Sometimes you seem so powerful, and in the face… Continue reading Clearing the Air with Father Time

Experience Your Experience

If we are indeed eternal spiritual sparks of consciousness, inhabiting these temporary bodies, then indeed we are not our mind, body, and emotions. Of course, we want to take good care of our mind, body, and emotions – yet these thoughts, sensations, and feelings that come and go, are just that: temporary. They are not… Continue reading Experience Your Experience

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to beingwithchildren.com. About This is a parenting blog which discusses relationships with children and the inevitable personal growth and soul expansion that comes with parenting. Association with young people is a beautiful, eye-opening, heartwarming, fun, and deeply rewarding adventure. Simultaneously, being with children is often a challenging, fear-inducing, frustrating, overwhelming, and exhausting… Continue reading Welcome!

Within and Without: Simplicity

Hi Parents! Okay. So here’s what I’ve come to understand: If I sincerely want a sacred space within which to attend to what vitally matters to ME and my family – whatever that may be – then I will be greatly inspired, satisfied, and supported when I cultivate simplicity in family life and simple-heartedness within… Continue reading Within and Without: Simplicity

Game Changer: Be Kind to Yourself

You are working long hours at work and at home. You have beautiful children who you center your life around. Marriage is challenging as it requires so much communication and coordination. Everyday you devote an incredible amount of life energy to creating a well-nourished loving family and a clean home, and good rest and recovery… Continue reading Game Changer: Be Kind to Yourself

My Internal Experience of Connecting With Children

I’d like to share what it’s like for me when I’m connecting with children. I have always found it easy to be in relationships with children. I experience that my God-given gift in this life is the gift of play. I do not need to work hard to cultivate playfulness. It is just there, accessible. And… Continue reading My Internal Experience of Connecting With Children