Parenthood is extremely complex. It is finding the balance of raising your child to be a successful, respectful and responsible adult while not being a dictator and an authoritative parent. We want our children to feel respected but also know where the boundaries are and how to cope with them. In all honesty, being a parent sucks! It’s never fun to have to follow through with consequences. Even though they don’t mean it when they say “I hate You” It still stings just as much. I LOVE being a mom but parenting is rough! Here are some tools and blurbs that I’ve used to help in this parenting journey.
By shifting from praise to acknowledgment, you are helping your child build their own sense of self, learn how to accept themselves for who they are, and learn what feels good in the way they treat others.…Keep reading
Give Toddlers significance, belonging, and acceptance for who they are Seeing the world through our toddler’s eyes helps us see their perspective. This is similar to empathizing with, or having compassion for, our child. Whichever we choose,…Keep reading