Parenting comes with a lot of decision-making. We’re given the responsibility to influence and essentially direct the life course of our children. What kind of life are we going to live? Who will our association be? What health choices will we make? What educational choices will we make? Where do we turn to for guidance… Continue reading How Am I to Know What to Do?
I failed for about two hours today at being a patient, calm, and connected mom. I am experiencing sadness and frustration. I feel regret. I wish I made different choices a couple of hours ago… As my husband is putting our sweet resilient children to sleep right now, I’m reflecting on how I’m going to… Continue reading Turning My Parenting Fail into a Parenting Win
Dear Father Time, I notice that I have some unexpressed/blocked energy with you and I’m ready clear the air so that I can create a harmonious, assertive, yet submissive relationship with you. Firstly, let me express that sometimes I go passive in my relationship with you. Sometimes you seem so powerful, and in the face… Continue reading Clearing the Air with Father Time
There are risks to diving into a child’s world! For many of us parents, it’s not an easy choice to leave our own worlds completely behind and to be with children wherever they are at. I’d like to discuss the pros and cons of such a choice, of being with children where they are at.… Continue reading The Risks and Benefits of Entering a Child’s World