What pushes you into survival mode? How can you tell when you’re in it? And how could you learn to get out of it?
My son has a really hard time finding safety in the outside world. If he could choose, he’d be with me or his father 24/7. But since we’re limited beings, and the world is inherently unsafe, we need to find other ways to help our children feel safe.
Children are the heart of a family, but what happens to that heart when the family is torn apart? How do they experience divorce and what do they want us to know?
We are all faced with stressors in our everyday lives, but what stresses out one person might not stress out someone else. The same rule applies to all of us, though: what goes up must come down. But how?
When I got married and had children, I never planned for what would happen in case we got divorced. It was never part of the schedule. But after 3 years of co-parenting after divorce, I’ve learned some important lessons that I want to share, hoping you will never need them!
I used to have 2 children, but find my family now enriched by 3 more amazing kids. Being a stepparent comes with a few of its own challenges, but when you learn to work around those, you find your life enriched in ways you couldn’t have imagined beforehand.
Why do we sometimes feel disappointed when we don’t expect it? What’s behind that sudden emotional reaction? I just received some news which I thought I was prepared for, and yet, it hit me harder than I thought…
Would you take your child to a therapist? How would you respond if you heard your child was different in some way? What would that entail?
I went to a Waldorf school for my first 16 years of schooling. These schools are quite out there when it comes to lesson content and curriculum, but I am really grateful for the way it shaped me, and here’s 10 reasons why.
My daughter is nine years old today, and already so wise, joyful and strong. I’ve learned so much over the years being her mother. Here are 9 lessons I wanted to share with you.