As conscious parents, you have good intentions, but creating and keeping balance seems to take more effort and energy than you have and it feels like you are always one step behind. You wouldn’t trade your children or your life, but do feel guilty that you aren’t more calm, centered and present. You don’t want to be one of those perfect super-hero parents, or let your kids run wild while you zone out in the lotus position! You just want to live a more balanced life with children. Well you can, and the first step is to get into the “Balanced” zone with your parenting style. Parenting... (Read More ...)
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Are you a Conscious Parent or interested in conscious discipline for parents? (Here is an article with a conscious definition.) If so, then you need to be aware of some myths and misinformation “out there,” steering conscious parents into some practices that sound good, but can cause big problems later on. For example, parents will ask conscious parenting experts legitimate questions about how to handle common parenting challenges. They are seeking practical how-to, step-by-step responses that teach conscious discipline techniques. What they get are responses from conscious parenting experts... (Read More ...)
Your children probably have a way of “pushing your buttons,” even if it’s not their intention to do so (at least not at first). When they do, you probably get angry, even if you don’t show it. How would you like to get rid of them!? No, not your children! The trigger buttons! Bless Your Trigger Buttons Look, your children didn’t create your trigger buttons, they just discovered them. (If you want to know how they got programmed in and what happens when they get pushed, watch the free “Trigger-Free Parenting” webinar on the Parents Toolshop® YouTube channel. So why get angry... (Read More ...)
Are you Really a Conscious Parent? Here are 5 Little-known facts that play a BIG role in your parenting.
Are you Really a Conscious Parent? 5 Little-known Facts that play a BIG role in your Parenting Have you ever thought about when you started your parenting journey? It wasn’t when you became a parent, but when you were born and your parents became parents. Your parenting decisions are based on your beliefs, most which are programmed in at a very early age, based on how you were parented, as well as other experiences you had, mostly as a child. You probably already know that, but did you know these five surprising facts? Fact #1: Between ages 0-6, brain scientists say children’s brain... (Read More ...)
Do you consider yourself to be a Conscious Parent? It probably depends on your definition, right? The Conscious Parents Toolshop® defines conscious parenting from a 4-D perspective, looking at the following four aspects: Which mind are you using when you parent: the conscious or subconscious mind? The subconscious mind operates on old programming, where the conscious mind can learn about parenting and be aware or conscious about parenting choices and responses. Do you believe parenting is possibly the most important job you may ever have and want to educate yourself and get training to do the... (Read More ...)
Concerns about Child Development Stages Parenting Advice Corner Question: My son will be 4 in September. He is trying to remain a baby. We do not encourage any type of behavior that he should be past. For example, at daycare he will go into the infant area and ask for a bottle: He tries to get us to rock him to sleep at night and he is practically glued to me when we are home. I only work part time, and make it a point to spend one on one quality time with him. He does not want to try anything new. I have watched the other children in his daycare and most stare at him as if he is really weird.... (Read More ...)