Trauma can change our brains. It can change how we see the world and how we perceive danger. It can also shift how our emotions work and how we manage them. And it can certainly change the way we think: about people, about ourselves, and about relationships. These changes often seep into the way we parent. And most […]
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Being a parent is HARD work. We’re all doing the best that we can, but sometimes we can get so caught up in the moment that we don’t think about how things will affect our kids in the future.
It is with great joy that we share the top 10 most read blog posts from 2017 — in no particular order, mind you!
Remind your kids that bad choices do not equal bad kids, and then begin to steer the conversation towards the things that child does well. Every child has something to praise. Challenge your child to “catch them being good” and give them a compliment when they do!
I’ve noticed some distinct patterns in adults that have led me to reprioritize what I consider most important in my role as a parent.
While my boys do a great job of meeting their “must say Mommy a few thousand times a day,” quota, I am not actually as high in demand as Daddy. I am not their favorite parent.
I am simply one mom, saying she’s tired of the me-culture. No more whining or pouting. You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit. Am I right, people?