How to Choose Toys Your Kids Will Love

One of the things parents are often unprepared for once they start having kids is the role toys will play in everyone’s lives.

Obviously we know and understand that kids will play with toys – that’s what kids do! But navigating constant toy marketing at every turn, little hands tugging on your shirt pleading for the latest fun toy on the market, and the inevitable playroom messes that come from saying “yes” too often to those pleading requests can be more than a little overwhelming for any parent! Continue reading “How to Choose Toys Your Kids Will Love”

Raising Mindful Consumers in a World of Excess

“I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good I can do.” – Jana Stanfield

As parents, we have a huge responsibility to lead the way in teaching our children how to live well, in a way that promotes compassion and community.

From the moment our babies come into this world they begin looking to us to set a framework of expectations for life and the world around them.

Over the years, as technology and convenience have evolved, our culture has become significantly more preoccupied with “stuff”….and our kids are no exception!

Why Teaching Mindful Consumption is Important

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