Month: May 2017

Parenting, Philosophical Musings

Seeing My Child’s Resistance as an Opportunity to Practice Peace

I’ve once again found myself engaged in a practical conversation about parenting on facebook that has yielded not only practical advice, but also a small spiritual insight. I’m fortunate to be part of a facebook group dedicated to exploring and discussing the practicalities of RIE parenting, and the intentional and reflective spirit of that community has …

Failures

A failed blogger

A long time ago, we started a blog.  We called it Scattered Themes.  In fact, it’s the blog that you are reading right now.  We were really cooking.  We were writing about all sorts of stuff and dreaming big about all the other sorts of stuff that we would write.  Then, we stopped writing. Why? I …