Connected Parenting

Are you tired of arguments over homework and chores? Discover the key to building resilience in kids. It’s not about forcing them to ‘just do it’ but helping them trust their ability to handle challenges. Learn how to empower your child to embrace difficulties and overcome them with confidence. Join our upcoming Raising Resilient Kids parent class in November to unlock these valuable skills.

October 5, 2023

“Just Get The Homework Over With!!”

Child and Adult talking over homework books

I had the opportunity to sit down with Jenny Lisk from The Widowed Parent Podcast and discuss building resilience in our kids. We covered the importance of resilience and how when tragedy strikes (as it has for the folks listening to her podcast), we can give ourselves grace and trust the process of our kids […]

September 27, 2023

A Conversation with Jenny Lisk from the Widowed Parent Podcast

I joined the show to discuss:

– How children are competent, capable people

– Why we as parents should observe our children to find their competence and skills

– Why giving children space can lessen their anxieties and allow them to simply explore themselves

– The importance of allowing children to contribute in their home vs always “receiving” from their parents

September 13, 2023

Helping Reduce A Child’s Anxiety Through Resilience

“I don’t want to rely on screens… but I have to use them sometimes!! Usually when I hear this, it’s followed by a sheepish look of guilt mixed with indignation (“don’t tell me not to use screens!” I hear you thinking)   I want to talk about your child’s screentime in a reasonable way that allows […]

August 3, 2023

 “I don’t want to rely on screens… but…

Child is on tablet in background with quote on top reading "I Don't Wan to Rely on Screens...But..."

To learn more about this, read my previous post on Systematic Ways of Teaching Reading. Something that I hear a lot is:  “I just want him to feel confident in reading like I did”  or  “I just want him to love books and cuddle up next to a book, like I did when I was […]

August 8, 2022

Reading is More Than an Academic Subject

Reading is more than academics.
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