The process of parenting is the delivery mechanism for culture. Not good/bad, right/wrong... just the way it is. How mindful are we - as parents and parental surrogates - of the power of our influence to shape reality for developing, young minds? How directed are we, in that process, to ensure compliance rather than exploration and discovery? Consider ... Continue Reading >>
Rather than embed submission to authority, were we to engender in our children a deep curiosity about themselves and their potential, the world would change profoundly in a single generation. ... Continue Reading >>
Parenting: What it takes to let go….
A conversation for the time we’re in! In this moment, the trance of the last 100 years is deeply disturbed. The next steps we take will determine if we are entrained into a new trance… or if we give our children what they need to create a future outside of trance. It really is up to us! ============================ "My son is part of this world ... Continue Reading >>
This is not a drill.
"Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.” (Frank Herbert, 'Dune') I retired in 2015 from the full-time engagement of my life’s work of the previous 25 years. I turned my attention to other things… things that I had too often overlooked or ignored, or ... Continue Reading >>
Parenting Podcast: Naomi Irons and Angela Burton
Another compelling exploration in the Poetry of Predicament podcast series; dedicated to fully embracing the magnificence of our imperfection as we navigate a more life-giving parenting process for ourselves and our children. These are not 'business as usual' times. We can feel the compression that is taking place on all levels of our expression, as a ... Continue Reading >>
Parenting: A Child is not a Legacy
Parenting: The Power of Authentic Self
Join Naomi Irons and her guest - Anne Bérubé - in a potent exploration of the process of parenting; and a revelation of where the power lies to embrace and open potential for our children. As our turbulent times continue to expand, it is not enough to teach our children the basics - we must introduce them to their innate capacity to trust the truth of ... Continue Reading >>
Stela Murrizi New Blog Post: Becoming ‘Mother’
"I suppose you expect me to write that my whole world changed, that my perception of “who” I am shifted, that my whole life transformed. Truth of it is, I transformed my life long before I chose to become “mother”. I transformed it the moment I decided, viscerally, I was no longer wiling to be captive to abuse, addiction, drugs, self-destruction, ... Continue Reading >>
Stela Shakti: A new blog post on parenting
"The two of us, as partners, have created a life where we are both fully present for our son, to the best of our abilities. We chose to co-create him out of love; we chose to stay at home the first few months to adapt to the new lifestyle; we choose to split the chores and responsibilities equitably; we choose to raise our son together. The evolving ... Continue Reading >>