Category: Communication

3 Secrets to Improve Your Mood, and Feel More Present and Patient With Your Kids

3 Secrets to Improve Your Mood, and Feel More Present and Patient With Your Kids

Another week, and we’re still navigating this new and strange reality. For the most part, I hope you’ve found your bearings, but if you are still feeling a little lost and out of control in life with kids, read on, because by the end of this email you’re going to know exactly what you can do […]

How to Handle Tantrums in Our Times

How to Handle Tantrums in Our Times Tantrums, Meltdowns and Power Struggles

    My son hasn’t really been himself these past few days. He’s 5 1/2. He’s been irritable, short fused and completely irrational. In other words, he’s been impossible. Like most parents, when my son tumbles into erratic tantrums, I am likely to get swept away by the torrent his behavior, when really, what I should […]

How to REALLY Help Your Kids Manage Big Feelings and Tame Tantrums

How to REALLY Help Your Kids Manage Big Feelings and Tame Tantrums How to REALLY Help Your Kids Manage Big Feelings and Tame Tantrums

When it comes to life with kids, one common technique parents use to help calm their kids’ big feelings is to name what they think their kid is feeling.

5 Reasons Why You’re Still Losing It On Your Kids

5 Reasons Why You’re Still Losing It On Your Kids 5 Reasons Why You're Still Losing It On Your Kids

As soon as I became a mother, I quickly realized that despite all of my hopes and dreams of what motherhood was, I had no idea how to fulfill the image I had of myself as a mom. When it came to the daily grind with kids, there were definitely times when I felt like I […]

How to Stay Calm and Get Your Kids to Clean Up Their Mess

How to Stay Calm and Get Your Kids to Clean Up Their Mess How to Stay Calm and Get Your Kids to Clean Up Their Mess

Sometimes it really does seem like living with kids means constantly cleaning up after a party that you weren’t even invited to.
I’m not the tidiest one out myself, and I know that living with kids comes with it a measure of disorder, but every so often, the chaos that invades my home creeps up on me, and I’m instantly overcome with irritation and resentment.

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