There's What Parents Say And What Kids Hear
Does it ever feel like there is a disconnect from what you say and what your kids hear? Like, somehow, asking your child not to jump on the couch or slap her brother translates into more jumping and continued slapping. Here are common parenting phras...
Moving Past Punishment With Compassion
Maybe what she needed was to be seen, heard, and validated. For someone to tell her that she didn’t have to be that scared child anymore. Here are 5 ways to show compassion to a fello...
I Am A Mom Who Struggles With Perfectionism. Here's How I Am Raising My Sons To Have A Growth Mindset.
For a parent who struggles to embrace her mistakes, I knew I wanted something different for my kids. This one thing helped them embrace a growth mindset.
Is Parenting Instinctual Or Does A Parenting Course Help?
Parenting is a mix of instinct and learning as we go. Here are 6 ways a Positive Parenting Course can help nourish your parenting experience.
The Connecting Magic of Family Traditions and Rituals
We are living in times where parents are working longer, kids are schooling longer, and everyone is glued to their devices when not working or schooling. Traditions have the power to bring us back to one another. Here are 10 traditions to start with ...
12 Parenting Principles To Live By
Parenthood is the ultimate journey - not only in getting to know our children but in growing (and testing) ourselves, too. Here are 12 parenting principles to live by.
What To Say To A Parent Who Just Lost A Child
The unfortunate truth is that the majority of women feel shame, self-blame, and guilt after a pregnancy loss. While you cannot take away the pain, your support matters.
The Effects of Spanking on the Spanker
8 ways spanking affects the parent or person giving the spanking
A Guide to Building Relationships with Our Teens
When our children are young, they do most of the bidding for connection. As they grow older and there is more peer influence, we often find roles reversed. Here are 6 ways to decode your teen's bids for connection and tools to extend your own for a h...
We Often Think Our Kids Are Manipulating Us But Are We Manipulating Them?
We often feel like our children are manipulating us yet research shows that willful manipulation is a function of higher brain regions that are still extremely underdeveloped in toddlers. Unfortunately, parental manipulation is much more common and u...