Before you roll your eyes at what seems to be another parenting genre to polarize and ignite debates — not ANOTHER expert telling me I’m doing it wrong! — rest assured that “Conscious Parenting” isn’t a radical shift, nor is it groundbreaking in its message.
It’s common sense.
Started by Heidi Oran of The Conscious Perspective, the term “conscious parenting” refers to a more enlightened way to raise children in our modern world. (Heidi defines a “conscious perspective” as assessing a situation with non-judgment, compassion, and tolerance. She writes from a place of positivity, spirituality, and a more “awakened” consciousness, so her parenting content goes hand-in-hand with those ideals.)
To get started, here are her 5 basic rules that she lives and parents by: