Lisa's Blog

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

19
Dec

Advent Calendars and New Starts

Do you or your kids have an advent calendar? When I was growing up, they just had the ones with little pictures behind the doors, but now it’s amazing what you can get. There are Lego Star Wars advent calendars, and connoisseur chocolate advent calendars, beauty product calendars, and calendars with different flavors of gin…...
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12
Dec

He/She Shouldn’t Want That! (Holiday Triggers)

In one of my recent Peaceful Parenting Academy course classes, I shared a story about the son of a client who kept asking for shoes. He had eight pairs of shoes in his wardrobe, and he kept asking for shoes. They would be in the store, and he would beg his mom to get him...
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07
Dec

The Peaceful Parent Holiday Guide

Dear Peaceful Parent, I have a free gift for you. I put together this holiday guide for the month of December. Get Your Peaceful Parent Holiday Guide Now! The guide is designed to offer tips, ideas and support to help you stay grounded and peaceful during this holiday season. I wish you a peaceful holiday...
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05
Dec

Elf on the Shelf – Don’t get me started!

Can you believe it? Here we are at the start of December and the holiday season is going to be quickly upon us. There are many things about the holidays that I love, the chance to cozy up by the fire or watch a great game of football (Come on, Patriots!). I love the sense...
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28
Nov

They should behave, they’re not behaving, RIGHT!

Have you got some RULES in your head about what is ‘the right’ kind of behaviour for a ‘responsible parent’ who’s bringing up a good kid? Can you picture how they deal with their kid when the kid is acting up / not listening / won’t get off xbox / talks back? Maybe you have...
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