Our actions have consequences. As a parent, much of my time is spent talking about consequences, but this week, I tried to talk a bit less and let life take over…
Finding time in our schedules to declutter can be challenging, finding the motivation even more so. Here are a few tips and tricks to make getting rid of stuff easier and more fun. Find one that works for you!
My son has a diagnosis, and that affects our family, in small ways and in big ways. He’s a wonderful kid, and he brings challenges with him that have so much become part of my daily life, that I sometimes forget to factor in how much energy they take to deal with. That’s why I wrote this post, to clarify it to myself, and to show you a sliver of what is often invisible from the outside in.
All children have their quirks, but in my son’s case, much of his life is filled with riddles. Riddles we try to solve, together, so that both him and the world around him become less puzzling.
Breaking bad habits isn’t easy, it’s actually much harder than building new habits. Our brains don’t like change very much, but there are some ways in which we can trick it. Here are a few steps you can take…
As a parent, you run into a million challenges and questions by the time your child turns one. Whether or how much to push them on certain things is one of those questions I struggle with on a daily basis.
As parents, we are often quick to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to a child’s request. We often default to one or the other, depending on who we are and depending on which kid. But what if we took our time to answer their requests?
The Egg is a symbol of fertility, of Easter and the first step to an omelette. But we also all come from an egg (be it a tiny one) and perhaps are like them in many ways, still.
When we go through an emotional process, it can be incredibly transforming and feel like we’ll never go back to life as it was before. Yet a few weeks later, those old patterns start popping up again and after a few months it seems nothing has changed. How do you get transformation to stick? Through integration…
Time is tricky. Sometimes there seems to be lots of it, and the next moment it’s all disappeared. Where did it go? How can you track it effectively? And why is this so hard for people with ADHD?