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Parenting Paused

Dec 30, 2020

Do you ever feel like you want to give up? Runaway, disappear, just give it all up in your parenting.
Well, if you do, it's OK. It's important to see this desire as a messenger, not a destroyer. If you hear yourself saying, "I can't do this anymore" take heart. It's an opportunity to ask yourself what ways am I...

Dec 23, 2020

Truly Listening to our children can be a challenge!
Often when they are sharing their hearts - we jump ahead to what our response will be and stop listening to what is being said.
What would it be like to suspend your judgment and say "tell me more?" Opening your heart to seeing, hearing, and understanding...

Dec 16, 2020

As strange as it sounds, I almost forgot to become a mama this lifetime!
It was a deep inexplicable calling that finally led me to take the courageous step of adopting my daughter as a single mom.
I still remember the exact moment they placed my precious daughter in my arms.
What a GIFT!
Tune in to hear more of...

Dec 11, 2020

I don't know about you- but when I became a parent I was SURE I was going to be easy-going, relaxed, and fun!
What actually happened was I tried to control all sorts of things! Food, screens, taking a walk. Not very much fun for my daughter.
As I turned inward I met a rigidity and fear which led to my controlling...

Dec 8, 2020

Empathy! Compassion!
Such big words expected in parenting these days!
Are you challenged understanding how these concepts come into your daily parenting practice. The books make it sound so lovely and easy. Yet, as a child, if you weren't offered compassion when expressing your big feelings it is challenging to...