You need to OWN your emotions (so your children don’t have to) This is is a bit of a longer post but worth the read, I promise! You’re going to walk away with some practical, tangible ways to get started with this right away. Children are highly sensitive, intuitive, emotional beings. They tend to be … Continue reading Want more calm and less chaos with your kids?
Sometimes, things will happen with your kids that can bring up old feelings you may still have trapped in the body from childhood. This is where you might overreact or have big disproportionate reactions, feelings and thoughts. You might find yourself saying or doing things that you never thought you would!Of course, being a mum doesn’t stop. If you have babies/ toddlers/ preschoolers at home you most likely don’t have the luxury of much quiet space to yourself for processing! So, it’s important to have some steps up your sleeve to help you process your triggers and get back to the present moment right away.
Whilst some addictions are more socially acceptable: chocolate, shopping, scrolling Facebook, playing video games or even alcohol, at the heart of it, all addiction stems from the same thing. A disconnection from our feeling self. When we suppress or disconnect from our feelings we look for something else to fill that void. And if this is regular and ongoing, it will lead to addiction. Here are 5 ways to protect your child...
Nine years ago my eldest son was 1 and I felt like I was drowning in a sea of exhaustion, hazy sleep deprivation and neglecting my self. My life seemed to have been taken over by breastfeeding, cooking, cleaning, laundry, nappies, toilet training and a relentless toddler who seemed to need more and more of me to … Continue reading How emotions effect your child’s behaviour and keep you feeling exhausted!
"Why won't they just listen to me???" is one of the most common issues mothers are struggling with. Let's look at why this issue occurs and how you can solve it.
Why you automatically revert to old patterns of behaviour (such as shouting) when you’re under stress and how you can change that!