It all happens so fast. One thing leads to another and then, their you are, like a boxer knocked out in the ring; your head is spinning, your adrenaline is rushing and you’re wondering what just happened!?
Children need help to manage strong feelings. Over time, with a parent’s help, children learn how to manage strong feelings independently. Here is a list of 5 ways you can help your kids manage their strong feelings.
Recognizing your issues and asking for help is not easy, let alone embracing the process of change. It’s no wonder that many of my clients tell me that they wish they could just skip the therapy and just feel better.
I have a problem with discipline. Rather, I have a problem with many of the popular parenting books out there that promote different methods of discipline and how many parents have come to view their children’s misbehaviour as a result.
It’s hard to be away from our little ones, to say goodbye and leave. Sometimes we part from them because we have to, say to go to work, and sometimes we leave them behind to we can do something ‘just for us’.
Growing up, my mother would often declare in a moment of irritation and exhaustion “I’m a person too!!” So as you would expect, in my reign as mother over a growing brood, I often hear myself professing those same words.
Do you ever feel like you’re in a constant state of war? Or like you are under constant threat of attack? Like at any moment you might be ambushed by the little people in your life and left dazed and confused in the wake of their attack.