Mindful Parenting Spring Issue 2012
We've jam packed this issue full of wonderful goodies. We've got tips for Pulling off the Perfect Party, Planting the Seed of Compassion, Baby Sleep and Going Additive Free.
The HandsFree Solution Two years ago, Rachel Macy Stafford began a ‘Hands Free’ journey. She shares her story on letting go of distraction and connecting to what matters with us. Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to speak to groups of children about becoming an author. When I explain what my prospective book is about, a bleak reality envelopes me like rising floodwater. “My book helps people think about putting down their electronic devices to interact with the people they love.” Small hands shoot up and eager voices beg to share their stories. “My mum is on the phone all the time.” “Sometimes I say something, and my dad doesn’t hear me because he’s typing on his phone.” 0 9 ~ Spring 2012 • www.mindfulparentingmag.com.au