Lisa's Blog

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

20
Nov

The phone “grunt” doesn’t mean what you think…

There’s that moment that comes just after you’ve made an effort for your kid. It’s not as though you scaled an ice-covered mountain for them, but you’re feeling that you deserve to be acknowledged, at least. You deserve those big long-lashed eyes of your kid to look up at you like you’re the best mom...
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14
Nov

‘Keep Swimming’ when parenting gets tough

Do you ever find that the challenge of parenting feels like swimming in a sea that’s rough? I was on a call with some parents in one of the most recent classes I’ve been teaching, and I was talking to them about how what we see on the SURFACE with our child’s BEHAVIOR is not...
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29
Jun

3 Steps to Setting Technology Limits with our kids

Setting technology limits for our kids is easy and hard at the same time. We want to give our kids some independence but at the same time, they have underdeveloped brains and need guidance and help setting boundaries. So how do we strike the balance in this day and age, especially when technology is such...
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29
Jun

The 5 Lessons I learned from Fortnite

On Saturday night, hubby and I were watching a movie and Malcolm was in the other room playing Fortnite on his Xbox. It was getting late and I knew it was time to tell him to finish up. As I walked into the room, I will admit I was dreading the whole interaction about wrapping...
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18
May

How to listen to your kids so it makes a difference

I love listening to podcasts while driving and walking. I started listening to Oprah’s Soul Sunday podcasts-so good! I am a pretty loud, high energy, intense person by nature and am always looking to find the balance of appreciating those strengths and at the same time find that peaceful, quiet, zen-like side to myself. I...
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