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 […]
There’s something about freaking out on your kids that makes you reconsider everything that you thought life with kids was supposed to be.
Today I met with a client, let’s call her Sally. I was so amazed and inspired by her change, that I felt compelled to share the details of our session with you.
There’s no perfect formula, after all, to avoid the challenges of parenthood but there are some common mistakes that even good, well-intended parents can make that can get in your way of achieving your goals as a parent.
Not long ago, I was lecturing to a group of clinical counseling students on child development and parenting, when a student asked me, point-blank, “If you had to sum it all up in one word, what would it be?”
As a new mother at the age of 22, I struggled to understand why I felt so unfulfilled, and in fact bound and imprisoned by this new life and this new role.
There’s nothing more natural when you see your child down and out to ask them “What’s the matter?” I know because I ask my kids that question all the time.
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!?
We’ve all heard of mindfulness but what is it and how do I use it to be a better mom to my kids? Mindfulness is about paying attention to the present moment without judgment.