Sometimes I struggle with this. Being present for my children is a challenge to me. Even as a homeschooling mom, to make sure that they know I love that they talk to me and that I *do* want to hear what they say is still a challenge. The phone rings, that sewing project beckons, an appointment is looming.. All ways to distract me away from the ones who are most precious to me.
This blog post has a great lot of information and she says it better than I can. Please read it if mindfulness is something you are trying to get better at every day.