Parents are trying to do their best for their children. They are using this outdated motivational method with good intentions. Just as their parents were with them. They want their kids to grow up to be independent, resilient, good moral citizens with good jobs. Of course they don’t realise the damage shame can cause over time...
We are awakening to how harmful practices like shaming, judging and punishing can be on our child’s sense of self worth. But these ways are so deeply ingrained and automatic within us that they creep out sometimes. What happens at your place when you make a mistake with your kids?
A heart warming approach to sharing the truth with your kids when the time comes.
Essential oils are magical medicine found in the seeds, bark, stem, roots and flowers of plants. They can be beautifully fragrant, eliciting powerful physiological and emotional responses. Here’s 5 ways to share the benefits with your kids.
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