Mindful Mothering

It takes effort to be aware and conscious of the dynamic nature of our children and how we raise them. There is never a right or wrong path to teaching our children about the world. Be mindful and live in your truth and your kids will always see you. Join me on the rollercoaster ride through Parenthood.

Mindful Body & Soul – Part 2

By Angela Pickering | March 18, 2021

Today, the world of food looks very different than it did even one generation ago. Grocery stores are stocked full of cheap, processed foods. It’s easier for people to buy things pre-made or pre-cooked because we are a society always in a rush. Both parents are often working outside the home. Mealtime has become a…

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Survival of the Fittest - Isolation 101

Survival Of The Fittest – Isolation 101

By Angela Pickering | April 20, 2020

These are strange times my friends, and we are all feeling the stress of our worlds being completely flipped upside down. Humans are not meant to be isolated and by nature we revolt against what we need to survive. We need space and air and love and socialization. But this isn’t a blog for debate…

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Parenting Without Punishment

By Angela Pickering | January 23, 2020

A new way to look at Discipline at home and in School The History of Discipline – Where are we now?   Many years ago I had the privilege of listening to Ronald Morrish speak at a parenting conference I went to. My kids were still babies then. I bought his book immediately and couldn’t…

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Mindful Mothering: In A Nutshell

By Angela Pickering | September 26, 2019

Misconceptions of Parenting Right or Wrong I recently had someone ask me to write a blog about mindful mothering. We had connected through friends and immediately I knew we clicked and had the same mindsets about parenting, cooking, running our household, and just about most things in life. But what if that isn’t the case?…

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Mr. Potato Head Family

By Angela Pickering | September 3, 2019

Divorce My kids were fairly young when their Dad and I separated. Our divorce was quick, but it wasn’t without it’s animosity and struggles. But I was there for every question and every thought that the kids needed to address about my choice to leave. It was tough to decide to put my happiness first.…

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Mindful Mothering

By Angela Pickering | May 28, 2019

Raising children is like being on a rollercoaster – It looks fun; full of loops and adventure, but what’s an epic ride without a little screaming and throwing up? We don’t always have it figured out. So what? Introducing twice-divorced, 40-year-old, self-employed Mom, of four kids – Me. My pals on the rollercoaster – four…

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Intimacy of Parenting – switching roles

By Angela Pickering | December 16, 2016

Imagine for one moment that you could see through the eyes of your child. What is it to know what they know and feel what they feel? When they watch us, who are we to them? It isn’t as simple as we want to pretend. How many of us have said, “They are only children,…

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My Heart Runneth Over

By Angela Pickering | December 6, 2014

There are pivotal moments as a parent when you realize the legacy you will leave behind. There are moments your children show you how well you are teaching them about the true importance of life. I had one of these moments yesterday with Cole. It left such an impact on me, I wanted to write…

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Who says you can’t change your DNA?

By Angela Pickering | March 30, 2014

I can’t claim to know much about science, let alone the complexities of genetics and DNA, but I truly believe that something chemical has changed in me since the birth of my children. Let me reflect on yesterday… I dropped my children off at my Mom and Dad’s house for the night. I went home…

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And then there was Three…

By Angela Pickering | December 13, 2012

It’s funny how we can remember specifics from our lives that hold meaning in some way, no matter how miniscule. Yet I find it difficult to remember what I wore yesterday or what I had for breakfast this morning. Our minds are programmed to only retain those memories that we hold dear to us, even…

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