Drew Tupper

“I NEED YOU TO _______ “ In the context of parenting, I don’t use this phrasing. It doesn’t feel right. In general, I don’t actually “need” my child to finish his vegetables or to have a shower. I definitely have needs. But they don’t so much involve my children. Also, I see them as my…

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😟😤𝙿𝚊𝚛𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚜 𝚠𝚑𝚘 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚑𝚊𝚛𝚍 𝚘𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚖𝚜𝚎𝚕𝚟𝚎𝚜: 𝙳𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚎𝚡𝚎𝚛𝚌𝚒𝚜𝚎 (𝘪𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶’𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦)😤😤 Write a letter to yourself expressing, empathy, validation, and compassion…to you.I know that you might think that you have to be hard on you, but more being hard on yourself likely isn’t going to get you where you want to go. It may…

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Have you ever had a hard time setting limits with your child? I have. I have had a hard time wondering what kind of limit is appropriate and also being consistent, and helping my children understand the bigger picture. So, I created a series of questions to get me/you thinking. Answer these questions and you’ll…

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It is because they are scared and feel threatened. Really? From a child? It’s hard to imagine that a child’s behavior could have me feel threatened. But that’s what happens when I react angrily. Most parents miss this and as a result miss out on addressing the root cause of their impatience or reactivity. The…

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