Brad reflects on Cathy’s recent Zen Parenting Moment message and how it sets the stage for the Zen Parenting 2024 event—a must-attend for parents of teenagers.
Exploring the thin line between nurturing ambition and fostering well-being, Todd and Cathy delve into the complexities of today’s achievement culture. Discover insights on balancing aspirations with emotional health in our youth.
Dive into the nuanced world of ADHD through the lens of Todd and Cathy Adams from Zen Parenting Radio. This blog unpacks key insights from their latest episode, shedding light on gender differences in ADHD diagnosis and offering compassionate strategies for parents and individuals navigating these challenges.
Todd and Cathy help us understand what a Tantrum is and how to best deal with them when our kids exhibit this behavior. They urge us to look at tantrums, not as problematic behavior but as a form of communication.
This blog delves into the complexities of parenting, exploring the tension between following rules and nurturing emotional bonds through a discussion on Zen Parenting Radio. It concludes that sometimes breaking societal or institutional rules may be necessary to keep a promise to your child, thereby fostering trust and resilience.
Explore the 6 transformative steps to deal with anxiety, as discussed by Jack Kornfield and Millie Hsi on Todd & Cathy’s Zen Parenting Radio podcast, in this weekly reflection by their go-to ‘IT Guy’ and avid supporter, Brad MacLean.
Explore a detailed review of Zen Parenting Radio’s episode “#723 Difficult Conversations between Women & Men,” focusing on diversity, inclusion, gender roles, and authentic communication.
My incredible wife, Cathy Cassani Adams, has won the International Book Award for “Zen Parenting: Caring for Ourselves and Our Children in an Unpredictable World.” This prestigious award, hosted by the American Book Fest, highlights her unique perspective on mindful parenting. As her husband, I’m bursting with pride and grateful for the guidance her book provides in our journey of raising kids. Here’s to mindful parenting!
I’ve been feeling gutted for the last couple of days, and this morning I gave myself permission to stay gutted. I don’t want to move on quickly. There is no quick fix for deep exhaustion and concern. I want so badly to focus on other things – but I can’t, yet. The world has presented obstacles that can’t be removed …
Today I woke up and realized how I never look at Google Calendar anymore. This may not seem like a big deal, but Google Calendar used to be my guiding force, the way I knew how to go about my day. And now the day is completely different, and the focus is survival. The word survival has many different uses …
Searching outside of ourselves for contentment will disappoint. It’s not a thing we can “have”. Instead, it’s a practice of paying attention, appreciating, refocusing. No one promised us contentment. It’s nobody’s job to give us contentment. Instead it’s an individual responsibility, a lifetime commitment. Sometimes it’s easy. Things flow, birds sing, life has rhythm. Sometimes it’s elusive. We feel worry, …