Five Ways to Tap into Playfulness as a Parent – and Why

To be playful is the nature of the soul. How we know this is by looking at children. The unconditioned human (and all mammal younglings for that matter) enter the world with a drive and a need to play. Playfulness is how we learn, connect, and grow. This is not a controversial point – we… Continue reading Five Ways to Tap into Playfulness as a Parent – and Why

Nothing More Magnetizing Than a Playful Parent

I’m experimenting with playfulness. What happens when I’m playful? What are the results? Yesterday’s results told me that there is nothing more relishable, magnetizing, and safer for a child than a playful parent. I’m starting to think that playfulness is the nutrient families are lacking and are deficient in and deprived of. And when we… Continue reading Nothing More Magnetizing Than a Playful Parent

What’s on the Other Side of Stressed Uptight Parenting… Hint: Playful Parenting

Last night my family and I played together! It was satisfying, and interesting how we all found a meaningful role to play, resonating with our unique personalities… I was the mama bird and my body made a nest on the couch. Our 4 yr old and 6 yr old sons were the birds hiding in… Continue reading What’s on the Other Side of Stressed Uptight Parenting… Hint: Playful Parenting

My Internal Experience of Connecting With Children

I’d like to share what it’s like for me when I’m connecting with children. I have always found it easy to be in relationships with children. I experience that my God-given gift in this life is the gift of play. I do not need to work hard to cultivate playfulness. It is just there, accessible. And… Continue reading My Internal Experience of Connecting With Children