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Being Your Childs Partner

There are many different theories on how to bring up kids out there, from extreme control and authoritarianism, to extreme permissivness and neglect.  Most parents fall somewhere along that line.  But if you consider a radically different view point for a moment, there is another way that most people don’t even know exists.  I like […]

Are You Friends With Your Kids?

Are you friends with your kids? I bet some of you are uncomfortable with that statement…  Parents aren’t friends with their kids right?  Because then they would disrespect us, or take advantage or any other number or negative consequences from us being overly nice or letting go of control? Do you treat your children with […]

Are you a Couch Potato Parent?

Are you a couch potato parent? You know, one of those parents that like to parent from the side lines, shouting orders across the room, dictating what needs to be done, seeing squabbles and intervening with words instead of actions? We’ve all done it.  It’s easier….. isn’t it?  And we’re tired….. right?  We can just […]

How to Get Things Done With Young Kids

In this article I want to talk  about how to get things done when you have young children.  Well children of any age really, but especially young kids that are so very much more dependant on you!   Well, firstly I’m afraid……. you don’t…  But its not all bad news so hang in there!  The […]

How Much Are You Unnecessarily Controlling Your Kids?

I’ve been reading some posts lately on forums and magazines that have made me think about control and how much we use it automatically and unnecessarily with our kids. I’ve heard parents say unexpectedly that her daughter threw a tantrum that she couldn’t have her favorite show this morning because she has already watched one […]

How to Stop Stressful Thoughts

I’m always an avid believer in ‘ The only person you can change is yourself’ philosophy.  This goes for parenting and my relationship with my kids too.  I try to always question and work on my reactions and beliefs as a parent before trying to ‘discipline’ my little ones. This often leads me to look […]

How To Deal With Toddler Tantrums

By the end of this post you’ll understand more gentle ways to deal with toddler tantrums, maintaining connection with your kids yet still being able to keep boundaries…. When your babies become toddlers they start to have really big scary emotions.  On top of this they have very limited resources as to how to deal […]