10 Tips to Increase Your Inner Calm

10 Tips to Increase Your Inner Calm

When parents are calm, kids are calm too! It almost never works the other way around so YOU have to be the change.

Here are 10 ways to increase your own inner calm so that you can be at your best for your kids!

Figure out what you NEED to be at your best. Your list of needs might be different [...]

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5 Words That Will Change the Way Your Child Acts

Are you frustrated having to repeat yourself with your kids? Do you enter into power struggles with your kids even though you try hard not to?

These are common – but tough – issues in parenting and can lead us to parent in ways that aren’t aligned with how we really want to be with our kids. What if we could change the conversation like flipping a switch? Could it be as easy [...]

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What Should Parents Do About Sibling Hitting?

what to do about sibling hitting

One of my dear readers needs some help! Her older child is hitting and pushing her younger child and she doesn’t know how best to handle it.

This is a really common issue and one that saps parent energy fast. It deserves some space here – and I hope others can chime in with their experiences and help one another.

First, [...]

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Change Your Child’s Behavior with Empathy

Change your childs behavior with empathy

It’s a common parenting conundrum: the child meltdown and what to do about it. We want to meet our children with empathy and understanding but what do we do when they are in full meltdown mode – unable to hear us, unable to get themselves under control?

Especially difficult are the meltdowns that are precipitated by our actions or responses! When [...]

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