Peaceful Parenting Tips: How To Do Time-Ins
This video is for anyone who has ever struggled with parenting (all of us), for those who are working to respond to their children instead of reacting to their behaviors, and anyone who wants to raise emotionally healthy humans but isn't sure where t...
Creative Way to Reinforce the Sort of "Connected" Leadership
This week's mantra is "I am a leader!!!", because each of us is called to lead in our own way...from the inside out.
Move Your Body, Move Your Emotions
Research has shown that dance has social-emotional benefits. When we communicate with our bodies, we are not expected to make sense of things. We just move, and this movement taps into deeper, more primal feelings. Read mo...
Don’t Take Your Child's Behavior Personally
Have you ever been on the receiving end of your child’s angry outburst? It’s hard not to take it personally. But as it turns out, it’s not a result of poor parenting or a sign that your child is on the wrong track. It’s all due to your child’s ...
Juggling Big Emotions
As a seven-year-old girl, I remember my grandpa coming over for the holidays and juggling whatever fruit he could find in our kitchen. He taught me to juggle using not lemons, but just three tissues. The fruit was too big ...
Time-Outs Affect The Developing Brain
Separation-based techniques, like the popular time-out approach, use what children care most about against them.
On Peace Tents, Healing the Generations and Motherhood
Every child wants to know, do you see my light even when I’m not shining it?￼
The Myth of Self-Regulation
Self-regulation is a myth. Regulation is never about the self because we are always drawing on internal representations of what we have previously experienced in relationships. So, before our kids can self-regulate, they must first learn to co-regula...
A Parent's Guide: Meditate With Toddlers And Teens To Improve Emotional Intelligence And Resilience
Even though today’s kids exhibit elevated levels of restlessness, stress, and anxiety, only 1.6% of children in the U.S. meditate. Here are the benefits of meditation on the developing brain and how parents can prac...