From the Author
I enjoyed writing this book tremendously. I feel as though I have managed to share a piece of my heart with all who choose to read Excerpts. I truly love being a parent and learn something new each and every day. My intention has been to parent in a conscious way that allows me to experience the joy and fulfillment that parenting truly is. I hope that my message resonates with you and allows you to consider new ideas. Happy reading and happy parenting!!
About the Author
Jennifer Laurent wears many hats as a single mother, life coach, author, and yoga instructor. Everyday, she looks to live her life in a conscientious way, and she strives to help others live a conscious life too. In her first book, Excerpts from the Heart of a Mom, Jennifer presents her readers with fundamental insights on her approach to "conscious parenting." In it, she identifies concepts that can be applied to a broad range of parenting styles that help children stay positively connected to their core. "LiveThroughTheHeart.com" is Jennifer's companion website where she blogs about her personal life experiences and provides inspirational messages of conscious living. Through her writings and poignant photography, she shares her life coaching skills with her readers as she encourages them to embrace their own life's journey. Born and raised in Rockland County, NY, Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Dominican College, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University. Over the years, Jennifer has worked as a rape crisis counselor, provided therapy for struggling families and helped those dependent on drug and alcohol. She has also experienced trauma in the Emergency Room as a social worker, working in that field for more than five years both in New York and Southern California. A certified Life Coach, Jennifer is also a certified yoga instructor and enjoys practicing on a daily basis. She regularly challenges her personal growth through meditation, facing her fears, and helping others. Her all-time favorite pastime is hanging out with her five-year-old son. In addition to enjoying life with her little guy, she is a fitness fanatic, a passionate poetry writer, and loves to travel to intriguing locales whenever possible.