March 2020 - Positive Parenthood
Mama said, mama said….

Mama said, mama said….

You know song by The Shirelles that kicks off with “mama said, mama said”?  I’ve finally found my Buddha phrase. Two years into taking the signature, 12-week Positive Parenthood course for the first time, I finally found my Cool & Calm phrase....
Underneath That Anger

Underneath That Anger

This afternoon, I watched my five year old niece swing her two braided pigtails behind her and furrow her eyebrows so that they nearly touched, after a child grabbed a block from her stack. And then another kid knocked over a fence she had been building around two...
Lost Keys, Big Stress & Co-Regulation

Lost Keys, Big Stress & Co-Regulation

I am going to tell you a little story, and it is going to help you understand why co-regulation is at the heart of Positive Parenthood, and why parental calm can (almost always) save the day, and also, why parental stress can (almost always) ruin the day. It is a true...