Parenting Best Practices
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Parenting Best Practices

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Parenting Best Practices

This course gives you a toolbox of effective parenting strategies that will support you in variety of challenging parenting situations 

How to Become Proactive Instead Reactive

Many interactions between parents and children go side-ways because parents end up putting fuel into the fire by being reactive vs. putting out the fire by being proactive. In this video, I give you ideas how to start shifting from the reactive focus to proactive focus. 

How to teach children be respectful of their belongings

Many parents are frustrated because their children are careless with their belongings or other household objects, may throw things around or break things easily. Children do not automatically know how to handle things which is why it is the responsibility of adults and parents to teach this important skills to them. Teaching goes beyond just saying "be careful;"  or "don't break it".  It means that you take time to carefully demonstrate how objects are handled and then trust the child to practice. Here's a few tips how to do that!

2 Quick and Fun Ways to Create Connection With Your Child

Children are very concrete in their thinking which is why it is important to  use props! In this video I share 2 ways I use props to create connection with children by asking about their day or week or inviting them to a game of learning different breathing practices. 

Games to Nurture Positive Connection and Attachment With Your Child

In this video I offer some fun but meaningful games you can play with your children that foster attachment and connection. 

The Power of Play: From Tears To Giggles

The language of childhood is PLAY!

I have noticed that the disconnection between parents and children often happens because parents take their kids too seriously! This results in tears, power struggles and hurt feelings.

Getting kids to listen however does not happen through force, control, bribery, manipulation or rewards. It happens through connection, trust, safety and being present. You can attain all that through playing and being playful with your child.

How to Help Your Child Cope With Traumatic Events

Raising a child in this uncertain, unsafe and sometimes violent world is concerning for many parents. One of the strongest basic instincts for parents is to protect their children which sometimes feels like an impossible task in this crazy world of ours.

How to Create a 10/10 Relationship With Your Child

I have been speaking with many parents lately who express feeling disconnected from their child despite spending more time together than ever before. They are experiencing living together yet separated by an invisible wall...

Perhaps you, just like so many parents, feel the sadness and loneliness of disconnection as well as worry about what this all means to your child's development and how they will turn out in the future.

Self-Soothing Skill For Your Child

Doesn’t it feel like your child needs you ALL THE TIME? You have no peace and quiet for yourself as you have a little one tugging at your shirt constantly. You want to be there for your child but sometimes “enough is enough” because you need to “get things done”, so finally after a monumental amount of patience you lose it!

Does this sound familiar?

If so, you will LOVE this tool that teaches your child how to self-soothe!

 

Why is saying Yes! Important

 Say Yes!

If you take an inventory of your day, and count how many times you say "no!" or "don't!" vs. "yes!" or "of course you can!" which side will win?  

In my experience, parents tend to rely heavily on the "no" and "don't". Perhaps unbeknownst to you, you are actually strengthening the negativity bias of your child's brain, you are creating resistance AND triggering a stress response!

 I am inviting you to say "yes" to your child more.


How to End Screen Time Battles

Now more than ever kids are getting addicted to screens, and parents are at their wits ends on how to effectively stop the screen time battles. 

 Often, when it is time to stop playing, big blow outs, arguments, yelling, nagging and power struggles happen. Both you and your child end up being triggered with stress hormones rushing through your bodies creating dysregulation

I am inviting you to use my tips and show up for your child with a consistent character of calmness, understanding, patience and in the spirit of collaboration and listening.

How to Set Limits Without Nagging

 Are you frustrated with your child not listening to you when you set a limit? 

You tell him once, and nothing happens, so you tell him again, and again until you find yourself nagging at your child. 

Find out how to dig deeper than just judging your child that “he is lazy” or “he is a bad kid” because he does not listen.


Teach Your Children How to Listen

Listening is an art that I have studied and practiced as a psychotherapist and a transformational leader for over 2 decades now.

​​​​​​​The most important piece in is getting kids to listen to us is to listen to them AND the second piece is to teach them listening skills. 

I want to offer you 3 simple and fun ways to teach your child to listen!

Secrets to Peaceful Parenting

Here are my three secrets to peaceful parenting, that I believe will make a huge difference in how your experience being a parent.

From Apathy To Connection

Here's a few practical ideas about how to re-engage your family so you can have a sense of belonging and deep connection.

 

How to "Make" Kids Listen

Here’s the secret: Kids don’t listen because they don’t feel listened to!

I am a child therapist thus I have the absolute privilege to see into the world of children. They tell me their pain and struggles. One of their biggest complaints is parents not listening. And their biggest wish is for parents to listen.

What To Do When Kids Hit

Open this lesson if you are unsure what to do when your kids hit, kick, or bite you or their sibling, you are not alone! This is one of the most worrisome and frustrating things for parents to deal with! 

How to create connection with your child around Holidays

The holidays can be super stressful instead joyful! In this video I talk about how to be proactive so you can create some peace, harmony and joy for your holiday season!

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