Be a Container, not a Director

Containers hold things. Containers have boundaries. Containers are strong, predictable, and comforting. From a mom who spent lots of years trying to fix and direct, this shift has been most transformational. – TRICIA THOMPSON How do parents help their children develop that strong sense of self? One way is to shift from being a directorContinue reading “Be a Container, not a Director”

Why Parents Should Stop Trying To “Fix” Homework Anxiety

Homework tears yet? One thing I’m working on is letting my kids have some time in their struggle before I jump in to “fix” it. As parents, we are tired at the end of the day too. We want the homework over with as much as they do and we, just like our kids, haveContinue reading “Why Parents Should Stop Trying To “Fix” Homework Anxiety”