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"Don’t try to steer the river,” says Deepak Chopra. Yet how many of us, as parents, do try to steer our children's schedule, interests and curiosities? New post with 6 ways to go with the flow as the children go back to school. #mindful #parenting Are you a parent that goes with the flow? Or not?

{25 Ways to Stay Calm as a Parent} Parenting is often the hardest jobs we ever take on. This list is designed to help make it a little easier for everyone. Add your own ideas as well!

6 Tips for Raising Grateful Children. Real ways to bring more thanks to the everyday moments.

25 Ways to Just Be with Your Children | One of the most popular posts on Awesomely Awake in 2012.

interesting article about "French Parenting"

20 Happy Rules for a Peaceful Family | via The Abundant Mama Project

some good ideas on parenting

SO convicting and challenging...fantastic stuff in this post!!! I think EVERY parent needs to read it!

10 simple ways to connect with your child. Each week for the next ten weeks, I’ll be sharing one simple idea that you can implement right now, to foster a more connected relationship with your child. Each post will take less than 5 minutes to read and they will be simple enough to do even on the busiest days. My hope is that by the end of the ten weeks, we will be more present for our children and more mindful of the type of parent we want to be. Will you join me?

10 Ways to Stop Tantrums and Anger

This is SO good.

Frederick Douglas said it's easier to build strong boys than to repair broken men. What assets build strong boys and what risk factors put them on a broken path? This post launches a year-long series looking at that question in-depth.

{6 Ways to a less worried child} Help a child understand their fears. Discover tools to ease anxiety. Please offer your intentional parenting ideas as well ...

10 strategies parents can use to improve toddler listening and make some days a little less frustrating.

12 Ways to Trust Yourself as a Mother

8 ways to protect children from sexual abuse. Something none of us want to think about, but we need to prepare children for.

100 ways to be kind to your child. I'm thinking you could print this, stick it on the fridge door and try to live it everyday. What would you add for #100?

Connection

I read this and it's so good. Parents need to work on this with their kids... Respect is slipping away nowadays.

Encouraging Words - Positive Parenting Solutions

ideas to strengthen your relationship with your kids, one week's challenge at a time. --Alot of good ideas