Holding space for our children means that we are allowing them to express themselves without reservation. We are not there to fix or advise, our role in holding space is to listen. This definitely takes practice! Here’s 5 key phrases to use in the heat of the moment.
Let me let you in on perhaps the most simple yet effective parenting tool I’ve found so far that will help to magically melt away: agitation, frustration, anger, aggression, biting and clingyness
The truth is if we can’t be present with ourselves, we can’t be present with our children.