Your Own Oxygen Mask: Self-Attunement and Self-Care
Being aware of and tending to your own feelings and needs helps you be a better parent. Even when you can't take a break, you can practice self-care in each moment.
Upstairs Brain, Downstairs Brain
In his book, The Whole Brain Child, Daniel Siegel explains how a child's behavior corresponds to what's going on in his brain. Learn how to put this knowledge into practice so you can respond constructively to your child even when you're angry or frustrated.
The Power of Play
Playing is the primary way children learn. Not only is play fun and creative; it's a child's pathway to mastery, self-control, and social skills. Learn to weave play into daily life to make more space for joy in your family.
Your Mother's Daughter/Your Father's Son
Explore how your childhood history influences your parenting style and how you can establish healthy family patterns even if they weren't modeled in your own childhood.
There Is No “Perfect Parent”
All parents make mistakes—the challenge is learning to make repairs, showing our children that secure relationships can be mended.
Supporting an Anxious or Fearful Child
Learn how you can use your own nervous system's ability to co-regulate your child into calmer waters.
From Career to Parenthood
Explore ways to create balance while transitioning from a career-focused life to the new role of parenthood.
Getting through illness, death, or separation: how to help yourself and your family.
When Bad Things Happen
How to minimize the traumatic after-effects of events like car accidents and medical procedures.
Overcoming Test Anxiety
Help your child develop tools to create internal calm and self-confidence.