The Conscious Dad Blog

Good Job!!!“Good job” can be like a throw away phrase. You don’t even have to look at your kid… You can just say good job while you glance up from your computer.Also if it’s the only thing a parent says in response to a child looking for feedback… A lot of good opportunities are missed.…

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If I were to take a guess as to why a lot sibling rivalry occurs it would be this. First of all, I think a certain amount of conflict is natural and healthy… But I’m talking about ongoing persistent, hurtful and getting in the way of a generally peaceful home type of conflict. My guess…

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“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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