Posts Tagged "parenting"

Stress Free Parenting? No way

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in News | 0 comments

You’ll be glad (and not surprised) to know that there is no such thing as stress-free parenting. However, you can inhabit a peaceful space during your time as a parent by accepting the stress of parenting and letting it flow through you. Some suggestions: 1: Start each day positively with a cheerful greeting for your child. 2: Teach your children to do everyday tasks on their own. 3: Get the older ones to help the younger ones. 4: Read to them. 5: Take time for yourself. 6: Model the behavior you want to see in your child. There are others! Try some of these methods in your house and adopt the ones that work for you.   Read the entire article here: The Way of the...

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This Is An Elf Free Zone

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Parenting.  It’s hard.  Every holiday season I’m struck by the whole “naughty or nice” syndrome that takes over our culture.  In this article I explore the idea of parenting without punishment or reward, and explain why I think the Elf on the Shelf phenomenon is harmful to the self esteem of children.  To read the whole article, click...

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