Presence & The Special 5

Presence & The Special 5

Often parents ask… but what am I supposed to DO in the moment? How am I supposed to deal with the big feelings when they are happenning? What can I do so they won’t happen as much? The thing is, in order to manage Big Feelings, we have to get ahead of...
Big Feelings & Stress

Big Feelings & Stress

Stress plays a major role in why children have BIG FEELINGS, and in when we consider how to support them, understanding what stress is critical! Your child’s stress- and your own- as well as stressors in the environment might need to shift in order to help your...
What Are Big Feelings?

What Are Big Feelings?

We all have big feelings- kids and grown-ups included! Big feelings can range from hitting or slamming doors to whining and shut down. Before we address how to parenting through them, let’s consider where they come from and what is happening for our children...