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Parenting Paused

Jul 27, 2021

Underneath the wall of rage, we walked through last week, are early, early feelings of abandonment, rejection, powerless, and helplessness.
These are the precious feeling jewels you stored away as a young child believing they were somehow dangerous since when expressing them through your behavior you were punished...

Jul 20, 2021

RAGE is a terrifying emotion to turn towards with kindness.
RAGE, in my family, was explosive and volatile and often expressed in destructive ways.  
Having experienced the destructive behavior of a raging mom I organized my life to never feel this powerful emotion out of an imagined fear that I would behave...

Jul 13, 2021

Do you ever get frustrated with your kids when they refuse to do chores?

Most parents I meet have a belief that chores are important skill sets for kids to learn.

And yet, they often push, pull, threaten, shame or force their children to do them.

Sound familiar? 

Tune into this episode to learn a secret I've discovered...

Jul 6, 2021

In all my years, I’ve struggled with what I’m now calling “finishing the moment”.
Starting something new, I leave a trail of dust behind in my wake for I’m constantly onto the next shiny object in the distance.
Rarely, do I finish the moment I’m actually experiencing. 
In my parenting, this shows...