feelings

Stop Feeling Like Your Emotions Are Not Valid! – Single Mum, Parents Article

I was recently told that I was emotionally abusing my child. No seriously. I was told that I was emotionally abusing my child. Now as ludicrous as that statement was considering the source that it came from, I decided that I should examine why they would make such an accusation. It is no secret to those who know me that I have been struggling recently with my daughter who is diving head first into tween-hood. We have been dealing with…

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“I’m Happy AND I’m Sad”: Toddlers and “Mixed-Together” Feelings – Parents Article

    Down comes 2 1/2 year old Sasha’s foot in the mud puddle. She squeals in delight as the water splashes up her leg. Sasha repeats this over and over, only stopping when she excitedly notices a worm in another puddle. A most magical aspect of caring for my children as toddlers (and later my young grandchildren) was their constant inspiration for me to be 100% present.  Oh, the delight of being in the here and now! Here’s another…

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Self-Care for the Single Mom by Dana Che – Single Mum, Parents Article

I love to travel. Being on an airplane never gets old to me. I’m one of those who still pays attention as the flight attendant gives the same ol’ instructions that are clearly written on the finger-smeared, bent up emergency pamphlet on the seatback. One thing in particular that always intrigues me is when the flight attendant admonishes you to “put on your own oxygen mask before trying to help someone else put on theirs.” The first time I heard…

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Feelings Don’t Have to Be Scary – Parents Article

Feelings Don’t Have to Be ScaryFeelings can be challenging, but when we teach kids skills to deal with them, life gets immeasurably easier. Allowing feelings to be experienced, processed and then, let go…builds healthy, happy people. Stifling, shushing, or silencing feelings leads to all kinds of potential problems such as stress, explosiveness, depression, anxiety and a host of other issues.Halloween-Themed ResourcesWe have a ton of free and paid resources for Halloween. Listed below are all of our products, posts and…

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