Parenting Self-Care

Mindful Parenting – How to Destress in a Crisis

2020-05-27T21:02:46+00:00

These times are challenging, there is no doubt. Focusing on one’s mind in the moment can bring great insight, as it allows one to think clearly about the subject matter at hand. Mindful Parenting is simply an ongoing intention to pay attention to thoughts, feelings, and emotions in the present moment and taking a pause [...]

Mindful Parenting – How to Destress in a Crisis2020-05-27T21:02:46+00:00

Wellness Tips for Parents Working at Home

2020-05-27T21:02:41+00:00

As days pass, the Novel Coronavirus continues to account for the dysregulation of the lives of a significant portion of the global population. This has triggered feelings of anxiety, depression, and fear among people regardless of their cultures, genders, or ages. As a matter of fact, the phenomenon poses a great cause for discord within [...]

Wellness Tips for Parents Working at Home2020-05-27T21:02:41+00:00

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When Dealing With Your Child’s Potent Emotions

2020-05-27T21:01:28+00:00

On the parenting rollercoaster of emotion, it often seems that anger is expressed more than any other, and the daily pressures of life don’t make keeping your cool any easier. Once the feeling erupts, it can be hard to control it. Often parents end up lashing out, and then experience guilt and dismay for their [...]

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When Dealing With Your Child’s Potent Emotions2020-05-27T21:01:28+00:00

The Importance of Connecting Daily With Your Kids

2020-05-27T20:22:10+00:00

Today’s lifestyle is focused on electronic connections. The amount of screen time has exploded along with the information age. Studies show that teens spend approximately nine hours a day in front of screens. Kids aged 8-12 get about six hours of screen time each day, creating a society that is being raised in a digital environment. [...]

The Importance of Connecting Daily With Your Kids2020-05-27T20:22:10+00:00

The Parent Timeout: What to Do When Your Emotions are Out of Control

2020-05-27T20:22:05+00:00

Parenting is an emotional job. We love our children and want to share only good feelings with them. Sometimes, however, we have to choose to be a parent before being friends with our children. This can mean annoyance, anger, or even resentment. When parents are confronted with big emotions, taking a parental time-out can restore [...]

The Parent Timeout: What to Do When Your Emotions are Out of Control2020-05-27T20:22:05+00:00

3 Ways to Manage Yourself on Bad Days

2020-05-27T20:20:09+00:00

Stress is a fact of modern adult life. The energy needed to maintain a career, home, family, and social life can be difficult to gather some days. When your personal reserves are running low, your relationships suffer. In addition to a number of serious physical symptoms, stress contributes to anxiety, anger, irritability, and depression. When [...]

3 Ways to Manage Yourself on Bad Days2020-05-27T20:20:09+00:00

Parenting Self-Care

2020-05-27T20:19:30+00:00

Are you a Helicopter Parent? – Some Convincing Reasons Not to Overprotect Your Kid   When our kids hurt, we feel it, too. Parents go out of their way to protect young ones from all forms of mental, physical, and emotional harm. But is this always the best choice? Emotional regulation is an essential life [...]

Parenting Self-Care2020-05-27T20:19:30+00:00

Build Your Village Before Epic Parenting Failures Happen

2020-05-27T20:18:37+00:00

Despite the wonders of technology, our communities are more isolated than ever. Even though we can send videos and texts across the world in seconds, many of us are living with smaller social groups and thin support systems. A recent survey found that nearly 1/3 of Americans suffer from chronic loneliness. This statistic has a [...]

Build Your Village Before Epic Parenting Failures Happen2020-05-27T20:18:37+00:00

5 Things Parenting Books Don’t Tell You About Raising a Kid

2020-05-27T20:14:47+00:00

Books from psychologists, educators, and other childhood experts are an essential source of information for struggling parents. However, even the most well-qualified writer can’t tell the whole story. Your experience isn’t any less valid or correct if it doesn’t match what is written in the popular parenting books. Here are five of the most [...]

5 Things Parenting Books Don’t Tell You About Raising a Kid2020-05-27T20:14:47+00:00