self-care Archive

Dealing with Overwhelm

I often refer to the experience of parenting kids from hard places as ‘deep end of the pool parenting.’ Most of us were fairly well prepared for kiddie pool parenting or even swimming lesson

5 Steps to Handling Misbehavior with Connection

We are creatures of habit. Whether it be the way we were parented or the stress of raising kids from hard places, I find most parents (myself included) are reactionary to misbehavior. The milk

Weekend Reading | Sept. 30

Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Weekend Reading | Jun. 26

Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Weekend Reading | Apr. 3

Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Self-Care | The Missing Piece of Trust-based Parenting

With almost every strategy or tool I’ve been given that reflects connected or trust-based parenting, my initial instinct is to scream, “EASIER SAID THAN DONE!” Because healing trauma is a marathon, not a sprint,

Weekend Reading | Dec. 12

Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.