Parenting is stressful — but not for the reasons you’d guess

All parents sometimes experience stress. Regardless of our family size or composition. No matter whether we’re working at home or away from home. For married parents and single parents too. Despite our differences, we all experience stress. While the degree of stress...

Saying “No” to your child? Three Things to Remember

“No” is an important word for our young children to hear and accept when it is used to help create safe spaces for them and promote healthy relationships with others. Offered in a mindful way by adults, “no” communicates boundaries and helps...

Connect more easily with your child by changing the way you listen

As parents, we want to build and maintain strong relationships with our children. We want them to find us trustworthy and supportive, nurturing and wise, generous and attuned. One of the best tools we have for succeeding in these goals is our ability to listen to our...

What do you need to know about screen time and kids?

If there’s something all of us are or will face as parents, it’s screens. There are varying thoughts around screen time, as well as plentiful data and certainly no shortage of opinion. This post is NOT about what you should do, it’s about engaging...