Be Well

Since Momscape’s beginnings more than a decade ago, we have focused on providing wellness resources. Ideas and inspiration to help you achieve optimal wellness for yourself – as well as resources for conscious, creative parenting.

Browse the Wellness Channel at Momscape or browse reader favorites below:

Simple Secrets that Create Happy Family Memories
Research has found that doing simple rituals enhances our feelings of togetherness and family belonging by almost 20 percent. And those home traditions and customs also increase our kids’ social skills and development. Here are nine simple, no-cost secrets moms are using to create happy memories. By Dr. Michele Borba.

Ordinary is the New Extraordinary
In this time of hyper speed lives where everything is new, better, different, and faster (at a rate that would’ve made our ancestors faint), we have a chance to take a stand for an ordinary life. This life can feed our soul, but in order for it to do so, we have to recognize that everything is not equally important. We must sit with the paradox of being an insignificant grain of sand and yet also knowing how much it matters for us to use our gifts to make a difference, to serve. Here are seven points to consider, from Jennifer Louden.

Attention
“My child calls me back to the present moment. He can be a strict teacher who points out all my weak points and shows me the art of being in the here and now—the most important art of all.” An excerpt from Piero Ferrucci’s charming  book, What Our Children Teach Us: Lessons in Joy, Love, and Awareness

7 Secrets to Staying Positive in the Face of Negativity
“Whether your child or spouse has an occasional negative day or you deal with a family member, friend or co-worker that is chronically negative, there are things you can do to remain positive in the face of negativity…”

Journaling for Kids
Encouraging your children to keep their own personal journals.

Ten Ways to Live in Creative “Flow” A step-by-step guide for a more fulfilled creative life.

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