Baby Anaya

There are certain bridges in life that we walk alone. We take each step with full knowledge that we are loved, comforted, and will be met with hugs and kisses when we reach out destination, but the journey is we walk with only Spirit.

Meanies and Mamas

Last year, my son came home from sixth grade with a tale of some playground bullying. “And,” he said, his eyes widening, “it’s anti-bullying week!” It’s Bullying Awareness Month again, and I’ve been thinking a lot about Lisa Solod’s excellent feature we ran in

Up in the night? You’re not alone!

I spent this morning with a group of breastfeeding mothers and their babies.  We talked about what we’re really enjoying about our babies and what we’re finding a challenge at the moment.  Time and again, the mothers mentioned that they struggled with the same

The Wonders of Reading

By Katherine Horvath Web Exclusive About a month ago, I did something which shocked my husband and dismayed my children: I unplugged the television and told them that I didn’t want it on anymore. I was tired of the non-stop stream of commercial advertisements

Breathing In

Breathing In: Breastfeeding as a Spiritual PracticeBy Leslie DavisIssue 120, September/October 2003 The Sangha dwells in mindfulness day and night, providing the foundation for us to realize the fruit of meditation. -Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, and peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh writes,

Watching the Birds

I picked up the book The Big Year when I went to buy bird food recently and it’s rekindled my love of bird watching. The book is about a year-long competition to see the most birds in North America and has been made into