How Can We Help Our Children Feel Safe?

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.

Are You Aware of What Winds You Up? (And Can You Get Back Down?)

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?

Parenting in a Joined Family: 4 Challenges Stepparents Might Face (and Tips to Deal!)

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.

What To Do When You’re Feeling Overly Emotional – 3 Steps to (Some) Calm

Have you ever had one of those days (or hours) where it felt like everything was too much? You couldn’t cope with simple adversities like a stubbed toe or a broken glass? I had such an emotional day yesterday and, for the first time, felt like I handled it okay. Here is how.

6 Ways to Deal With Rising Tension

Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: http://www.pikist.com We’ve been on holiday with the whole family for about 5 days now. We’re in a house in the middle of nature. There are 14 of us in total: 8 adults and 6 children between the ages of 2 and 8. The past few days have been lovely. TheContinue reading “6 Ways to Deal With Rising Tension”