After I had my last baby in 2010, I remember having a strange feeling - knowing she was our last, I wondered if I would ever feel those emotions of creating something really life changing again. It was a kind of a 'Now what?' feeling. Well, my newest "baby" is under creation, but this time [...]Continue Reading
Parenting Secret Missions
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We're learning to use a kind voice instead of yelling. If you'd like to replace your yelling with a kind voice, look through these articles, get inspired and then, go be kind. Simple and as complex as that - one habit at a time we're learning to find joy and treat ourselves and our children with [...]Continue Reading
Case File: Connection Your Parenting Secret Mission: Hold an impromptu Kitchen Dance Party. Of course, sock feet (for good sliding and spinning) and silly moves are encouraged! In our house, one of my personal rules is: If a kid asks me to dance, the answer is always yes. So far, I have [...]Continue Reading
Case File: Empowering Your Parenting Secret Mission: Show your child how to do something instead of banning them from it. Your child wants to cut food, use the scissors, feed the dog, climb the tree... Sometimes it's something messy, sometimes it's something dangerous or just flat [...]Continue Reading
Parenting Secret Mission: Slow. Down. Case File: Parenting Ideas Do an ordinary task with your child at your child's pace. Show peace. Show deliberate and careful. Children imitate both our actions and our moods. let's give them a chance to feel unhurried. Sure, you know how to pour in [...]Continue Reading
Parenting Secret Mission: Let Them Overhear Something Awesome Case File: Showing Love At some point today, mention a great quality about one of your kids to someone else, within earshot of the child you're talking about. This is a way to support habits and character traits in your [...]Continue Reading