In raising our children, there are inevitable moments we must start telling a child no. But there are actually easy ways to say yes, but mean no in the effort to start parenting with positive phrasing and without always saying no.
I whispered under my breath to myself “gah, you can’t even get your kids to listen to you”. It was a self-deprecating moment as my three-year-old and I were butting heads. It had been a long day and while I thought maybe we were making a breakthrough past her epic tantrum and meltdown, she refused […]
We always hear about what a scary world we live in but not nearly as often do we discuss how to change it, especially in our parenting. We want to shelter our kids from it instead of working to better society by raising selfless kids in a selfish world. But little acts of kindness can […]
Every parent’s worst nightmare is that their kid will start melting down in public. But it’s pretty much inevitable that one day your beloved child will shrill to the high heavens, lose their mind, and fall prostrate on the floor flailing their arms and legs without control. And you will slowly die inside. And panic. And […]