It’s the most heart breaking thing when you have to leave for work or drop your child at daycare/ school and they don’t want to say goodbye. Here’s 3 tips to help.
What can sometimes be a source of frustration for many parents is that after spending time connecting with their children, challenging behaviours like tantrums, throwing toys, shouting or hitting will rear their heads.
This is what I call the new generation of children coming through. These children tend to be more sensitive, strong willed, intuitive, and empathic than appeared in the past.
If you connect with your children because you should or because of self judgement or guilt, you will start feeling resentful / impatient/ angry towards your children about the time you spend with them.
Holding space for our children means that we are allowing them to express themselves without reservation. We are not there to fix or advise, our role in holding space is to listen. This definitely takes practice! Here’s 5 key phrases to use in the heat of the moment.
Let me let you in on perhaps the most simple yet effective parenting tool I’ve found so far that will help to magically melt away: agitation, frustration, anger, aggression, biting and clingyness
The truth is if we can’t be present with ourselves, we can’t be present with our children.
Hearing children use swear words or 'bad' language can bring up some pretty big reactions for many adults. It can draw us into our old childhood wounds, feelings of powerlessness and throw us into a spiral of power over our children through judgment/ threats/ shame/ punishment. Here’s three easy solutions.
When you feel triggered by your child’s behaviour it normally means that a part of YOU is needing to heal and your child’s behaviour is poking at that subconscious wound.