CORE - Helping families thrive!
In my coaching practice I work with many moms who parent kids with learning differences and often hear such things as “she’s my ADD child,” “he’s my hyperactive one,” or “he’s my sensory child” and so forth. I always invite these clients, as I invite you today, to ditch the labels as they are not healthy for both kids and their parents.
riday, December 14th 2012 was a day I’m not sure I will ever forget. A day of incomprehensible horror and loss and a day in which my fear grew as a parent along with the uncomfortable reality that there is only so much I can do to protect my child. On that very day, almost one year a go, my parenting perceptions and ideals were hastily challenged and changed.
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the temps are dropping and fall is finally upon us!
Stop being so mad! Don’t get so frustrated! We don’t hit when we’re angry! I am willing to bet that most of you have heard yourself say such things to your child at one time or another or maybe even all too often in their toddler and preschool years. As our kids start to grow up and to experience feelings they don’t quite know what to do with, we may start to see more anger and more tantrums than we’d like (did you think that was just a terrible two’s thing? Surprise!), and not quite know what to do with it ourselves.