Category: Positive & Conscious Parenting Guidelines

Stress Free Bedtime Routines Hack #1: Complete Tasks In As The Day Goes On

The best way to guarantee a smooth bedtime and to make sure we don’t leave things to the last minute. Completing tasks as the afternoon goes on not only will help us have a smoother bedtime, but also a smoother morning the following day. These are some things MY DAUGHTERS do as they afternoon goes ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #7 – Remain Calm

This is one of the most difficult things to do as parents. We all have triggers that make us react in ways that we later regret. One of the keys to have a smooth morning routine is to remain calm in the face of mishaps, mistakes or delays. If we have implemented the first 6 ...

8 Simple Hacks for Stress-Free Mornings

Mornings are usually a point of contention for many families. We wake up late, we scramble to get things ready, we remember last minute tasks we need to do, we are all rushing to get out the door, multiple mini-fights are arguments arise… and we all leave the house feeling exhausted, stressed and disconnected. Does ...

Best Parenting Style

“The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children, the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.” – Benjamin Spock, MD Before we become parents, we see ourselves avoiding the mistakes we identified in other ...

5 Steps to Help Get Rid of Mommy-Guilt

Mommy guilt is a massive phenomenon these days. Moms (and some dads) always find a way to feel guilty about something, and most of the time it is a never-ending cycle. For example, if I spend all morning working on my business, I feel guilty because I haven’t taken care of the house and the ...

Isn’t peaceful parenting the same as permissive parenting?

The short answer is ‘no.’ Peaceful parenting isn’t the same as permissive parenting. I know first hand that sometimes, as peaceful parents, we feel powerless and clueless as to what to do. We know we don’t want to hit our kids, we know we don’t want to yell, we know we don’t want to threaten ...

3 bulletproof ways to connect with your child

February is the month of love. The best way to make our children feel loved is to improve our connection and bond with them. As I mentioned in a previous post, every child’s love language is different. However these are three things we can do that will improve our connection with our child, regardless of what ...

Your children are watching you

Sometimes we forget that what our children learn comes more from our behaviors than from our words. They are always watching us. I believe that just being aware of this would help us be better parents. They notice our disposition when we wake up in the morning. They see how we live. They see whether we face ...

Parenting is the hardest job

“The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children, the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.” – Benjamin Spock, MD Before we become parents, we see ourselves avoiding the mistakes we identified in other ...

February Parenting Resolution: Love and Connection

Cupid knocks on our doors in February, so what better month to focus on love and connection? The goal of this month is to figure out each of our children’s preferred love language and love on them the way they want to be loved. Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the book ‘The five love languages ...