Cathy Cassani Adams
Contributor and Blogger
Cathy Cassani Adams is searching for greater meaning and higher purpose. To find answers she has taken many different paths, from the aisles of the self help section to the workshops of educators and gurus, to her past experience as a clinical educator and child and family therapist at Children's Memorial Hospital, to her current work as a PCI Certified Parent Coach and yoga instructor. But her greatest lessons come from her three beautiful daughters, ages 6, 5, and 2. They demonstrate what it means to be present, enjoy the moments, and live a truly authentic life. Her parenting experiences led to her first book, "The Self-Aware Parent: 19 Lessons for Growing with Your Children." Cathy lives with her family in Elmhurst and she can be found at www.cathycassaniadams.com.
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October 7, 2011
I didn’t want to pretend that this morning didn’t happen. I didn’t want to sweep this issue under the rug. I am the parent and I am the adult, which means I need to take the lead when it comes to communication.
Talking to Kids: Providing a safe space to unravel untruths
September 29, 2011
My children will hear many untruths in their lifetime and I can't keep it from happening. From the simple to the grand they will hear and experience things that scare them, and I know I can’t be there to unravel all of it.
How to enjoy all the little moments
September 27, 2011
We may think we are present for our children, but are we really? Parent Coach Cathy Cassani Adams has three easy tips to get you in the right here, right now
How do you know? And other great parenting questions
September 22, 2011
How are your children feeling? Cathy Adams says they'll tell you - if you listen.
Please don't look at me, please don't talk to me
September 13, 2011
I just finished having lunch with my almost 4-year-old daughter. We sat down to eat and the first thing she said was, “Please don’t look at me, and please don’t talk to me.”
Keeping our children emotionally safe
September 1, 2011
Raising our children in an emotionally safe environment is our personal contribution toward changing the world.
Wide Open Spaces
August 23, 2011
Last week a mom said to me, “We moms long for freedom so much when our kids our little, but once we send them off to school, we just head home feeling empty.”
Celebration for Zen Parenting Radio and The Self-Aware Parent in Elmhurst
August 17, 2011
Tomorrow night Todd and I are celebrating Zen Parenting Radio and the release of my new book, The Self-Aware Parent: 23 More Lessons for Growing with Your Children at Essential Skin and Beauty in Elmhurst.
Self Care and Namaste
August 8, 2011
I love the word Namaste. Because I am a student and teacher of yoga, and just because.
Watching the Wheels
August 1, 2011
The older I get the more I know that kids are the ones who have it right. They spend their time in movement, joy, and inspiration – they speak truth and they know what is real (well, they naturally do this if we allow for it, but that’s another discussion….).