Conscious Parenting

How to Blend the Best of Western and Asian Approaches to Parenting

A global citizen, Maya Thiagarajan has lived and worked in India, Singapore, and the US. She earned a BA in English from Middlebury College and a Masters in Education Policy from Harvard University. Struck by the different approaches to education and parenting that she encountered, Maya began to interview hundreds of Asian families on their values, hopes, fears […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] Am I messing up my children? (Hint: Michelle Obama Had the Same Worry)

As a parenting expert I hear that worry every day:  “Lina, am I messing up my children?” Last month, I sat in a room with 5000 individuals dedicated to advocating for others in their community and effecting change at The United States of Women Summit. At the end of the day, the crowd broke into an […]

[Ask Lina] Sometimes I want to just be alone, does this makes me a bad mom?

“Ask Lina” is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” The wind is blowing my hat towards my cheek, and I can […]