Mindfulness and Nature

Welcome to the July Mindful Mama Carnival: Mindfulness and Nature This post was written for inclusion in the Mindful Mama Carnival hosted by Becoming Crunchy and TouchstoneZ. This month our participants have shared their experiences of mindfulness and the natural world. Please read to the end to find a list of links to the other…

Mindful Meditations

Welcome to the March Mindful Mama Carnival: Mindful Mama Challenge This post was written for inclusion in the Mindful Mama Carnival hosted by Becoming Crunchy and TouchstoneZ. This month our participants have challenges they’ve set for themselves toward becoming more mindful. Please read to the end to find a list of links to the other…

Mindful Mama 2011 Wrap Up

In 2011, I started the Mindful Mama Carnival on a whim. I posted a call for submissions hoping that I could find a couple of other bloggers who might be interested in writing about it. I even planned to beg some friends to write, if no one signed up. But, sign up they did, much…

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Being Mindful for the Holidays

I thought I would get everyone warmed up for the Mindful Mama Carnival by sharing some ways to be Anti-Mindful: 1. Eat extra servings of the food and drink that you know you react poorly to. Processed, refined, and prepared foods can lead to discomfort and dissatisfaction. If you know you have allergies or intolerances,…