Lisa's Blog

The latest insights and ponderings on issues facing modern parents and tips for finding peace.

24
Apr

When your kid yells at you – DO THIS

Last week, I wrote to you about how we can find it really difficult when we feel that others are watching how we are parenting and when we feel that we are being judged by them. If you missed it, you can find that post HERE. I said that this week I wanted to give...
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18
Apr

When people judge your parenting…

And then her mother-in-law looked at her like she was the world’s worst mother. She had to break up her kids when the fighting got rough… The kids stood there red-faced, with sweaty foreheads, hair sticking up, ready for round two. She had had enough… It’s really triggering as a parent when you don’t feel...
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28
Mar

Join me on the Commonly Uncommon podcast with Trent Hogg

Today I am really excited to share a podcast with you. I was interviewed by Trent Hogg, of the podcast Commonly Uncommon. He read my book and as the father of a young boy, he was eager to dig into my book and talk about anger and peaceful parenting.The result is an open, honest conversation...
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28
Feb

I want my kid to be more ______________!

Take a moment to fill in the blank… honestly I want my child to be ________! Maybe more calm? More gentle? More assertive? Less emotional? More creative? One of my instagram posts says… You cannot expect to raise calm and gentle kids, if you are not! (Author unknown)   A friend recently shared this wisdom...
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4 tips for helping your kids feel their feelings
20
Feb

4 tips for helping your kids feel their feelings

A couple years ago, I remember my then 11-year-old boy woke up on the wrong side of the bed. He was very unhappy with everyone, and at everything (including me). I couldn’t do anything right. My mere existence irritated him. We drove to school in silence. When we got there, he continued to look unhappy...
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