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Parenting Paused

Oct 24, 2022

Are you truly connecting with your child? Or are you engulfing them, projecting your need for connection onto them, during your attempts to connect?


In conscious parenting, oftentimes importance is placed on connection with your child. This can feel very enticing for a parent with a void, or an unmet need to feel...

Oct 17, 2022

This week on Parenting Paused, Leslie shares a saying in the Purejoy view that goes- talk to the feelings, not the story. 

We live in a culture that values concepts.  We have tons of stories about many different things that have happened in our lives, our memories, and what we think is gonna happen in the future.


Oct 10, 2022

"Be Kind!" has become a very common phrase. But what does it really mean?

The message being sent is really "be NICE" - which is often applied as abandoning yourself to take care of someone else's thoughts and feelings.

Tune into this week's podcast to hear Leslie offer an alternative view of kindness that will transform...

Oct 3, 2022

As a child, when you expressed big desires, you might have been criticized by your caregivers.

You likely internalized that critical voice and use it whenever you meet the intensity of your own big desire inside.

Tune into this week's Parenting Paused Podcast to deep dive into the origins of your self-aggression and how...