Tag Archives: Cathi Curen

Being Present

  “There is only now. And look! How rich we are in it.” ~ Vanna Bonta We often go through life thinking we will always have more time. Yet, time can be a funny thing, illusive and fleeting when we least suspect it. A construct that can bring us undue stress and anxiety if not […]

765 Million Reasons Not to Let Your Kids Play Football

“The NFL has given everybody 765 million reasons why you don’t want to play football.” ~ Harry Carson, New York Giants 1976-1988 In 2008, I remember hearing a doctor of psychology tell a class of young students, “If you’re playing football in the hopes of getting a scholarship to pay for your education, you’re better […]

When Life Hands You Lemons

 “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” ~ Elbert Hubbard There are times when life challenges us. Times when it can feel like our vital force has been squeezed right out of us. This was my experience through a financially trying time, while struggling with the idea of cutting back on expenses. However, with good […]

You Can Fly

As parents we never stop learning. Something I have come to embrace with a reverence. Yet, it can be hard at times to recognize our own behaviors and interactions with our kids, especially when we are so emotionally connected to our children. Which is what makes this clip from NBC’s Parenthood so incredibly beautiful, and incredibly […]

From the Heart

“It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.”                       Recently I have encountered some experiences that remind me of why I continue with this blog, my radio program Holistic Children Radio, and my efforts to share information with […]

Hugs: Completely Natural & Free

“Hugging is healthy. It helps the immune system, cures depression, reduces stress, and induces sleep. It’s invigorating, rejuvenating and has no unpleasant side effects. It’s nothing less than a miracle drug. Hugging is all natural. It’s organic, naturally sweet, has no artificial ingredients, environmentally friendly, and is 100% wholesome. Hugging is the ideal gift. Great […]

3 Tips for Developing Holistic Habits

Our thoughts and behaviors not only have an effect on our life outcomes, but also change our body physiology as well. Ultimately, our thoughts and behaviors can positively modify negative health predispositions. Here are three helpful tips that you can use as a guide to encourage your child to develop the healthy habits of a […]