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Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Aries Time: Parenting in the Month of Aries

Ready, steady, reset! The Sun is in Aries, the zodiac’s first sign, from March 20-April 19. Aries is a go-getter, the sign of solo ventures and independent pursuits. We’re impatient, eager and sometimes a little rushed during Aries season, wanting to seize every moment NOW. For parents, this is a time to stay on your

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Cosmic Conception Calendar: What Sign Will Your Baby Be?

Pregnant and want to know what your future child’s astrological fate will be? Hoping to birth a babe of a certain zodiac sign? Check these dates to help you plan by the planets…or know what to expect....

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Yoga in school? Helping kids cope with modern stress

By Bethany Butzer I’ve always been obsessed with achievement––especially when it comes to school. My achievement junkie status might have something to do with the fact that I’m a super Leo, with several planets clustered together in...

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Empowered by (Bach) Flowers: Mood maintenance for your family

Match your child’s mood to Bach flowers, find zen (for them and you!) By Kerri Aab, Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner + Pisces Spring may officially be on the calendar now, but in my house, flowers bloom all...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Baby Names That Everyone Else Doesn’t Have

by Ophira True story: I named my daughter after a Tarot card. It was an accident, even. I had narrowed my search down to wanting a cool name that started with a soft-consonant “C.” But I didn’t...

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Pisces Time: Parenting In the Month of Pisces

The Sun is in Pisces, the zodiac’s twelfth and final sign, from February 18-March 19. Pisces is a creative and mystical sign, so this month’s themes explore the role of art, spirituality, yoga and all things ethereal...

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Reflections on Raising a Cancer Son

by Latham Thomas, Taurus When I first realized I was having a Cancer baby, I got lots of advice from total strangers: “Oh, Cancer, get ready for tears, honey,” “Watch what you say, they are very sensitive,” and...

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Sagittarius Confession: I Don’t Like Playing With My Kid

There are two types of moms: moms who play with their kids and moms whose kids play with them. Figuring this out took me three years, many self-doubting waves and lots of tears. I always envied moms...