A little girl is lying on the floor holding a LEGO piece and kicking her feet. Her older sister, in the middle of building, keeps demanding, “Give it back! Give it to me!” “You need to start listening and give that to your sister right now!” her dad intones angrily. The air is tense. You […]
Find the Inner Contentment You Deserve
It's become a reality that many our kids are super stressed and suffer from anxiety. Without us managing our own emotions, stress, and anxiety, they won't be able to learn to manage their own. Together, we can find more peace.
Research shows that practicing gratitude has many benefits. Have you ever heard of the saying that the grass isn’t greener on the other side, it’s greener where you water it? Another way to put that is that what you focus on grows. So, the more you take time to notice and reflect upon the things […]
Recently I was triggered and totally reacted to my son in a way I wished I had not. In the midst of my temper tantrum, I noticed his expression and could see that he was really impacted, I could see the sadness in his eyes and the discomfort in his body language. I shifted – I […]
Parents and kids have the ability to trigger each other as no one else can. “You have no idea what a bad day I had…I have no patience for you right now…” “What were you thinking!?!?” “You need to learn a lesson about respect, young man, that is no way to talk to your father.” […]
You’ve probably heard people say “you can only love others as much as you love yourself.” Myth or reality? I think it’s a myth. I mean, you love your kids like crazy, right? And most people have been in loving romantic relationships and have loving, compassionate friendships. So, nah, I don’t buy it…I think we can love […]