How Soon Is Now?

Mama Sutras Series Yoga Sutra 1.1: “Now is the Time for Yoga” In this second examination of the first sutra (the first part can be found here), I’ll approach it from a deconstruction of the sutra. Next time, I’ll look at it from a parenting perspective. This first sutra acts as an introduction for all…

Rebooting The Mama Sutras Series

Last year, I began a project using the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali as a framework for looking at gentle parenting and mindful living off the mat. I left the series for awhile as I explored some natural tangents into Buddhism. But, I’m ready to return to the Yoga Sutras. I’ll begin with my original post…

Wanted Dead or Alive: One Jolly Old Elf

Part 7 in my Series on Giving and Forgiving You can also read Part 1: Deck the Halls with PsychoAnal Gifts, Part 2: The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving, Part 3: Balancing the Four Rooms, Part 4: The Candy Cane Crux, and Part 5: Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, and Part 6: A…

The Candy Cane Crux

Part 4 in my Series on Giving and Forgiving You can also read Part 1: Deck the Halls with PsychoAnal Gifts  Part 2: The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving  and Part 3: Balancing the Four Rooms.     My two oldest sons and I were getting into mischief downtown this past weekend. They were running…

Balancing the Four Rooms

This is part three in my series on Giving and Forgiving… Forgiving yourself even when you can’t let go. In Part 1 of this series on Giving and Forgiving, I began with how my laughing epiphany helped me make the connection between giving and accepting freely. Please stop by to read the background for this…