Parenting

Parenting

  • Encouraging Children to be Selfish – It’s Not What you Think
    Michele Weisman
    Encouraging Children to be Selfish - It's Not What you ThinkWoke up thinking about all the words we use that have “self” in it –  myself – yourself – ourselves – but how we don’t really consider what “self” means. In the worlds of #selfdevelopment, #selfawareness, and #selfdiscovery, etc… yes – “self” is a well-known construct, but for so many of us busy being moms and dads, not ... Read more
  • Are you the parent of an HSP?
    Michelle Cole
    Are you the parent of an HSP?Does your child meet any of these traits? – Startles easily – Learns better from gentle correction (versus harsh punishment) – Uses big words for their age – Has a clever sense of humor – Doesn’t do big changes well – Asks lots of questions – Is a perfectionist – Is quite intuitive, seems to read your mind – Is very sensitive to pain – Is ... Read more
  • Is It Really Okay When We Say “It’s Okay”?
    Eliza Parker
    Is It Really Okay When We Say “It’s Okay”?When was the last time you told someone–or yourself–“It’s okay”? This post was originally written for new parents; but it applies to all of us grown-ups as we “grow up again”!   “It’s okay” and “you’re okay” are common phrases. Most of us have heard and used them all our lives, especially for calming down upset children. But ... Read more