Childhood trauma can cause lasting damage to your brain and body. It can also affect your relationships, self-image, and sense of safety in the world. The good news is that there are things you can do to heal from this type of trauma.
The Effects of Spanking on the Spanker
8 ways spanking affects the parent or person giving the spanking
Why Do Parents Spank?
To advocate for the children who fall subject to corporal punishment, perhaps we must witness the inner child of the punisher. Here are 4 reasons why someone may spank and how to use this information to connect rather than shame. (Because, remember, ...
Healing From A Childhood You Don't Remember
While we may not remember our childhood with our mind and verbal words, our body keeps the score and stores the information it receives from our formative years, namely which parts of us to grow and which to shrink. These downloads show up as p...
I Can't Remember My Childhood, And Here's Why
Stress and trauma suppress and actually shrink the part of the brain responsible for emotional regulation and memory, making it hard for us to recall our youth. As we teach and guide our children and nurture their e...
How To Rediscover Emotions That Were Suppressed In Childhood
Sometimes all that we need is a safe place to feel, except we don’t know how to feel a full spectrum of emotions because we were taught not to, and even if we did feel, we lack the language to communicate those feelings. Here's how to change th...
Bringing The Shadows To Light: Reparenting Yourself In Motherhood
One mama went into the shadows of her youth to heal the wounds of emotional neglect. And in doing so, she reparented herself, and transformed the connection with her daughter.
5 Signs Of Toxic Discipline And What To Do If You're Using It
Do you use toxic discipline when raising your child? Here are 5 signs that you may. Learn how your childhood influenced your parenting and gain tips for healing both the relationship you have with yourself and the one you share with your child.
3 Ways Parenting Can Heal Your Childhood Wounds
When our own childhood contained stress and trauma, the developmentally-appropriate behaviors of our children can be a big trigger. Here are 3 ways to heal your childhood wounds through parenting.