parenting

I coach Dads. One of the things that I help Dads with is behavior issues. Most of the behavior issues that we talk about stem from only a few things that the child and family are having a hard time with: Emotional safety and connection Consistency/predictability Autonomy However! Because of parental stress, parents don’t notice…

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I know for a lot of parents (Dads especially) that RESPECT is big for them. The flip side to this is that a LACK of respect can be a trigger. My blood used to boil 🔥 when my child willingly disrespected me. It ended up being a lose-lose though. I wasn’t getting respect I wanted but…

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Helping Everyone Align (with) Love Everyone. All situations. Everywhere. You can help yourself to do this, You can help children, other parents, and all people you meet really. It’s a question I ask myself repeatedly to inform my actions. “Is this aligned with Love”? It helps me avoid the trap of compartmentalized consciousness: being loving…

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Moms and Dads: when we exert power and control over our children with the only reason being because we have more power and control, we teach our sons and daughters to do the same; to look for and use a position of power to their advantage. When we use our power privilege without good reason…

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NO…there are not a 100 different good ways to parent. No. It’s not an entirely subjective and personal thing. I’m kinda tired of hearing this. We must strive to parent in self aware and self regulated ways where our own self control and love for our kids takes precedence over ego, fear and judgement. We…

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Parents often say that getting their kids to listen to them is their top challenge. It was my top challenge too. Something that helped me was to look at leadership. After-all, parenting is leadership. And truth be told, there are better leaders than others. There are leaders who are respected, listened to, and celebrated. There…

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