Against my better judgment and intentions, I still jump in with solutions even when I know my kids should figure stuff out on their own. I still give too much advice. Just tonight at bedtime my son told me something and I didn’t handle it the way I wished I would have. I’m irritable. I […]
Find Joy and Fulfillment In Your Life
We all aspire for great things for our kids. Yet we settle for much less for ourselves. We even sacrifice ourselves for our kids. Instead, can we BE what we want for them?
When you look around – in your home or around you – what do you see? I see a lot of anxious kids. I see parents who are worried, really busy and stressed. I’ll bet you’d agree that you thought parenting was going to be easier than it is…yea? What if I told you that there is […]
In May of 2014, I was sitting on the couch getting ready to watch Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday show. I didn’t know the person she was interviewing, but it was about parenting, so I was interested. Before I knew it, I had tears streaming down my face. I’d been so caught up in the interview […]
The other day my son came home from school and I ignored him. Or that’s what it might have looked like. But really, I was connecting on his terms. It kills me a little bit. When my kids come home, I want to check in: “How was your day? I’m glad you’re home. Who’d you hang […]
The most common theme with my clients who have kids aged 8 and up is their concern that their relationship is changing and their fear that they’ll lose their close connected relationship with their kids as they get older. My experience and research tells me that we WILL likely lose our close connected relationship with […]