Children, Teens, and Families

September 14, 2019

On the Road to Empowerment: Fierce Self-Compassion for Mothers

By Admin

by Alison Rogers Psychotherapist, Yoga Teacher, and Author “This is a wonderful gift to any new mother. When we cultivate inner warmth, kindness, and health it not only helps us […]...

June 14, 2019

Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

By Susan Pollak

by Mara Elwood
CMSC Correspondent

Parenting can be one of the planet's toughest jobs. In her forthcoming book, Susan M. Pollak, MTS, EdD, shares practical strategies and practices for the parenting journey, all b...

November 1, 2018

Self-Compassionate Parenting Through Addiction Recovery

By Catherine Polan Orzech

by Catherine Polan Orzech
Mothers in recovery face the challenges as parents that others of us will never have to face. But they also face many of the same internal hurdles that bedevil all parents. We can learn from them, and with them, how l...

March 30, 2018

Self-Compassion and Teen Suicide: A Mother’s Quest to Break Barriers

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

My son Benji reminds me of Lovejoy, the glowing green comet that visited earth a few years ago for the first time in 11,500 years. Both are beautiful and rare, other-worldly phenomena transiting my life....