ANCIENT AYURVEDA WISDOM FOR MODERN FAMILIES

October 14th, 2018 | no comments

I’m not gonna lie. I’ve been kinda (read TOTALLY) nervous for my podcast interview with Health Begins With Mom to air. Why? Because this is the first interview where I’m talking about the stuff I’m writing about in my mindful motherhood book. *cringe* While bearing…

STOP SNAPPING AT YOUR KID IN PUBLIC

September 21st, 2018 | no comments

Yesterday a mom messaged me about how to deal with meltdowns in public. Something we have all struggled with, right?! I remember last year after taking Santa pictures at the mall, Ayaan had an epic meltdown because he didn’t get to spend enough time talking…

NEW + FRESH KIDS YOGA GAMES YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

July 11th, 2018 | no comments

Happy Summer Mamacitas!! As a kids yoga and mindfulness teacher and a toddler mama, I’ve been asked so many times by busy, modern moms: How do I find enough time to practice yoga with my kids in our already full schedule? What exactly can I say…

3 STEPS TO (MINDFULLY) DEAL WITH DISAPPOINTMENT

April 16th, 2018 | no comments

  Unfortunately, life can hand you lemons, Mod-Zen Mamas… Sometimes the Universe/Spirit/God (whatever you relate to as your higher power) changes the course of your life in such an unexpected way and it shakes you to the core. Like you never expected being divorced at…

ONE MOM’S JOURNEY TO BECOMING A MINDFUL PARENT

January 30th, 2018 | no comments

How can you be a mindful parent if you’ve never been taught? If the word *meditation* intimidates you. If you’ve found that you’re ill-prepared for the constant stress, anxiety and overwhelm of motherhood. If you’re on a search for some relief and a solution… Well…

HOW TO HELP KIDS CALM DOWN (AFTER A MELTDOWN)

January 4th, 2018 | 2 comments

Each and every one of us, including our children, have the ability to feel calmer, and more alert at any given moment. This ability is called “Conscious Breathing.” One of my prominent life missions is to empower future generations with the tools of deep breathing…

MAKING SPACE IN YOUR *KIDS* LIFE FOR MINDFULNESS

January 3rd, 2018 | no comments

We want to raise calm, focused and happy children but how do we do that? Our children are quite capable of living in the present moment. They get immersed in games, drawings, sports and books. They are curious about exploring their world and are able…

3 STEPS FOR STRESS-FREE HOLIDAYS

December 12th, 2017 | no comments

Things get a little crazy around the holidays right? Shopping, cooking and family gatherings. Which means mucho crunch time aka STRESS-FEST! You stress about the things you can’t control. And the things you can control.  And the things you haven’t imagined yet. And every freakin…

SIMPLE + EFFECTIVE 3 STEP STRESS RELIEF STRATEGY

November 29th, 2017 | no comments

Honesty time… How often do you feel stressed out? >> Anxious about the things you can’t control? >> Frustrated when things don’t go your way? >> Burned out because your life lacks balance? Daily stress has become the status quo in our high-pressure, fast-paced lives….